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Yaya Toure wins BBC African Footballer of the year award

Manchester City and Ivory Coast star player, Yaya Toure has won the BBC African Footballer of the year award . He beat competition from Yacine Brahimi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew and Sadio Mane to win the coveted award in London today. He last won it in 2013, and has now ...

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Andre Ayew, Yaya Toure and 3 others nominated for BBC African footballer of the year award

Swansea City forward Andre Ayew was on Saturday morning named as one of five players shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year award and this year it seems he is the overwhelming favorite for the award. Algeria’s Yacine Brahimi, the 2014 winner, is on the shortlist ...

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Yaya Toure blasts African football players

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says some African footballers need to show more desire to make it to the very top of the game. Toure, 30, is in the running to win the African Footballer of the Year award for a fifth time after the list of nominees was cut ...

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#GloCAFAwards: Vincent Enyeama reacts after losing to Yaya Toure last night

Many thought he should have won it but he lost to Yaya Toure last night, see what he had to say.

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Asisat Oshoala strikes a pose with Yaya Toure at the Glo-Caf Awards

Nigeria’s Super Falcons and Rivers Angels player, Asisat Oshoala, was the female star of the night at the 2014 Glo-CAF Awards ceremony which held in Lagos. Oshoala had beat compatriot Desire Oparanozie and Cameroonian goalkeeper Annette Ngo Ndom to win the women’s top prize, ‘Female Player of Year’. She also ...

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Yaya Touré named new global ambassador for Nissan!

Nissan is proud to announce Yaya Touré, three-time African Footballer of the Year and UEFA Champions League winner, as its newest global ambassador. The Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder has agreed to a deal which will see him work alongside Nissan’s global UEFA Champions League and Orange Africa Cup ...

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Brother of Kolo and Yaya Toure passes away at 28

His death was announced by the Ivorian Football Federation, who said in a statement that Ibrahim – himself a player with Al Safa in Lebanon, passed away hours after the Ivory Coast’s 2-1 World Cup loss to Colombia on Thursday. No official reason was given for the death, other than ...

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CAF president denied my son the award- Mikel Obi’s dad speaks

Pa Michael Obi, father of Super Eagles and Chelsea of England star, Mikel Obi has blamed the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Isa Hayatou for not awarding his son the 2013 African Footballer of the Year award. The older Obi according to Punch alleged that the CAF ...

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#GloCafAwards2013 :Yaya Toure crowned African Player of the Year + Full list of winners

Yaya Toure beats Mikel Obi to be crowned African Player of the Year 2013By Phillip Eta on January 9, 2014� Cote d’Ivoire midfielder, Yaya Toure, has been announced as the African player of the Year 2013, at the Glo/CAF Awards held on Thursday evening, at the Eko Hotels in Lagos. ...

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Yaya Toure is named the 2012 African Player of the Year

YaYa Toure Manchester City midfielder YayaToure has been named the African Player of the Year for a second time. Toure beat fellow Ivory Coast star and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba into second place with former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song third. He won the 2012 poll in a vote of ...

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