Sadio Mane has won the 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF) African Player of the Year Award. The Senegalese footballer who plays for Liverpool Football Club beats teammate Mohamed Salah and Algeria attacker Riyad Mahrez to win the award.
Sadio Mane played 64 games in 2019, scored 36 goals, had 12 assists, and won 3 trophies.
Here are 10 famous quotes from 2019 African Player of the year, Sadio Mane
1. Since i was two or three years old, I remember always being with the ball… I started on the roads
2. When you see the rival make a certain pass, you don’t need to look behind you. You know 100 per cent that all your teammates will go with you.
3. I didn’t dream about becoming a professional: I dreamed about becoming the best in the world.
4. I don’t need luxury cars and big houses. I prefer that my relatives will have a little of what life has given me. I am appreciative of what I have
5. It’s the rival that gives you the tempo depending on who is on the ball or who a pass is played to. That is the little secret
6. If you want to be successful when you play, you have to be free in your mind, and that happens if you know that everything is taken care of – you just focus on the football.
7. I’m someone who likes to listen, who likes to watch, and who likes to learn
8. I am different as soon as I am on the pitch, because I had to fight so much and work so hard to become a professional footballer, so I have to give everything that I can
9. You have to believe in yourself and believe in what you are doing all the time
10. I just try to work harder and harder every day to improve and get better and better.