Sadio Mane touches wood after presenter congratulated him for winning EPL title

Sadio Mane touches wood after presenter congratulated him for winning EPL title

- Sadio Mane was recently crowned Africa's best player for the year 2019

- The Senegalese star beat Riyad Mahrez and Mohamed Salah to the title

- Mane touched the woods after he was congratulated for winning Premier League

Sadio Mane could win his first-ever Premier League title with Liverpool at the end of this season as they sit atop of the table with 14 points clear of Manchester City.

The Reds managed to edge Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur by a lone goal courtesy of Roberto Firmino's lone strike.

PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group 'Naija Football Fan Zone'

Pep Guardiola's men also produced a superb performance to thrash Aston Villa 6-1 - with Sergio Aguero netting a hat-trick and surpassing Henty Thierry's goals record.

Mane was crowned Africa's best player of the outgone year a few days before their match-day 21 fixture against Spurs last weekend.

Soyinka reveals how Nigerians can prevent another civil war

And a presenter who spoke to him at the event congratulated the Senegalese for winning the English topflight title despite having 17 more games to the end of the season.

The publication revealed that the Confederation of African Football, CAF released a zooming video showing where the winger touched wood when the statement was made.

READ ALSO: NAIJ.com upgrades to Legit.ng

Mane touched the wood of the chair he sat on twice affirming the claims and hoping he achieves the feat at the end of the season.

Shortly after his triumph as the 2019 CAF best player, Liverpool forward was regarded as a king and he immediately said: "I am not a king".

Legit.ng earlier reported that Sadio Mane has named former Senegal international El Hadji Diouf as his favorite player he grew up watching in the game of football.

Sadio Mane stated this while answering a question in an interview where the likes of Daniel Amokachi, Kanu Nwankwo and El Hadji Diouf were with him.

CAF snubs Nigeria, Super Falcons as Cameroon, South Africa win awards in women categories

These three African football legends were celebrating with Sadio Mane after being named the 2019 African Player of the year beating Mohamed Salah and Riyad Mahrez.

Sadio Mane doesn't care about worldly things - Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi | Legit TV

Source: Legit.ng

Mailfire view pixel