Senegalese international, Sadio Mane in a bid to pay back to his hometown has donated 500,000 pounds (around 694,000 US $) hasten the construction of a hospital in Bambali, his hometown in Senegal.
Bambali, where Mane was born, does not have a hospitable and for that reason, the Liverpool forward extended generosity to the people of Bambali by helping them see out the charitable project.
The 29-year-old had previously donated 250,000 pounds (almost 350,000 US $) to build a school in the same town, among other good deeds he has done for his home country. The new hospital will include departments for maternity care, dental facilities and consulting rooms.
The African footballer of the year winner met last week with H.E Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, to discuss the hospital project.
“Sadio Mané has presented the Head of State with an ambitious plan to build a hospital in Bambali and is counting on state support for medical personnel,” said a statement from Senegal Presidency on Twitter.
Mane currently plays for Liverpool and has won the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup titles with the club. He was named CAF Player of the Year 2019.