The 27-year old Senegalese striker was up against his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Sala and Algerian Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City.
Today's match will decide who takes the latest CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.
Esperance lacked many of the team that retained the trophy in bizarre circumstances while several stars have joined other clubs.
KCCA win the home battle but lose the war to AS Otoho while Vipers ship three goals away against Sfaxien, as the two Ugandan sides exit the continental...
Tough tests. Vipers and KCCA must draw (other than 0-0) or win their return-leg matches today, respectively - but the latter must score at least four goals...
KCCA FC suffer a frustrating defeat away to AS Otoho in Congo Brazzaville in the first leg of the 2018-19 CAF Confederation Cup playoff round.
The 26-year-old Egyptian, who plays for Liverpool FC in the English Premier League, has now won the award for the second time in a row.
Down but not out. Vipers SC have a chance to sharpen their fangs and compete in more continental football this season.
"We are going to beef up our striking force and at the same time strengthen the defense."
Rayon Sports of Rwanda played out a goalless draw against Enyimba of Nigeria.
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