Ivorian star, Yaya Toure has been voted as the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2015. This makes the Manchester City midfielder become...
This makes the Manchester City midfielder become only the third player in history to be voted for the top prize after Nigerians Nwankwo Kanu and Jay-Jay Okocha, to receive the honour twice.
The 32-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder Football fans voted for Manchester City’s Toure, who first won in 2013, ahead of Yacine Brahimi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew and Sadio Mane.
“I am very proud. To receive this dedication from the fans is unbelievable,” Toure told BBC Sport. “Also I want to pay tribute to the other nominees.
African football is growing up, becoming much better and we have fantastic young players coming through now.”