Bayern Munich celebrated the title of best African player of the season won by Sadio Mané on Tuesday with a warm welcome and a nice cake.
Sadio Mané celebrated his 30th birthday on April 10, but that didn’t stop Bayern from giving him a nice cake on Tuesday. A pastry intended to celebrate his recent title of African player of the year. Just recruited by the Bavarian club, the Senegalese striker will not have taken long before being integrated by the leaders and the rest of the workforce.
Arrived from Liverpool at the beginning of the summer, the former player of Metz and Southampton will have the heavy task of making people forget Robert Lewandowski , who left for Barcelona.
Kahn salutes Mané’s “historic and brilliant” feat
Authorized to leave the Bayern camp in the United States to go to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) ceremony, Sadio Mané won the prestigious award ahead of his ex-attack partner in Liverpool and unfortunate CAN finalist. , the Egyptian Mohamed Salah , and his compatriot Edouard Mendy.
“A fitting welcome for the African footballer of the year! To win this title once is truly exceptional. But to win it twice is historic and brilliant,” You can be proud of it and we are proud of you, dear Sadio!”President Oliver Kahn message posted on social networks.
Scorer of a goal and an assist in the Bavarians’ first victorious friendly match against DC United (6-2), Sadio Mané then did not take part in the defeat against Manchester City (0-1) besides -Atlantic. A setback that did not take away the smile from his teammates when congratulating him warmly.
Except surprise, Sadio Mané should be available for the first match of the 2022-2023 season, July 30, against Leipzig in the German Supercup. A duel against the partners of Christopher Nkunku where Bayern will need their Senegalese star.
Source: Bayern Munich