Yaya Toure first won this title in 2013
He said all the other four nominees are also champions and he’s happy that African football is now much better because young players are seriously coming up successfully.
Thanks for your support guys! Very proud to be BBC African Footballer of the Year. 🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/d5Oaz1v3wp
— Yaya Touré (@YayaToure) December 11, 2015
Five players where nominated for BBC African footballer of the year and these included Andre Ayew, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Yacine Brahimi, Yaya Toure and Sadio Mane but the Ivorian player, Yaya Toure won the award.
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