Four Africans in Liverpool’s Champions League triumph

Jun 2, 2019 | African News | 0 comments

Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Senegalese Sadio Mane, Guinean Naby Keita and Cameroonian defender Joel Matip were all part of Liverpool Champions League success story on Saturday.

All four Africans have been part of managers Klopp solid game plan as they erased the disappointment of last season’s Uefa Champions League final loss to Real Madrid.

Salah scored the early opener before Belgian substitute Divock Origi ensured manager Jurgen Klopp pocket his first trophy as Liverpool manager.

Saturday’s triumph was Liverpool sixth European Champions League trophy.

Liverpool, who claimed a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final, will play Chelsea in the first all-English Uefa Super Cup on 14 August in Istanbul.

The Blues booked their place with a 4-1 win over Arsenal in the Europa League on Wednesday.

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