FIFA says votes from Egypt for Mohamed Salah were not signed by federation general secretary, hence not counted in Best Player ballot
FIFA noted that Egypt was first contacted for confirmation of the ballots and received two reminders to submit the properly signed voting forms on 19 August
Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Egypt Football Association chief Hani Abou Rida resigns following team's shock defeat to South Africa
Favourites Egypt crashed out of the Africa Cup after a shock defeat to South Africa 1-0, prompting members of the coaching and support staff to resign
FIFA World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah considering retirement over political controversy with Chechen leader
Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press on Sunday.