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Yaya Toure named African player of the year


Manchester City's Yaya Toure has been named the African Player of the Year 2014 by the Confederation of African Football at an awards ceremony held in Lagos on Thursday evening.

The Ivoirian won the title for a fourth straight time beating off competition from local favourite Vincent Enyeama and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the title.

In the ceremony, Nigeria produced the African Women Player award, Africa Youth Player of the Year as well as the National Team of the Year.

However, it was the Ivoirian Toure who was called up to the podium again winning the award for a record fourth time after previous successes in 2011, 2012 and 2013

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  1. onelove

    January 9, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    Congrats man but would have more happier if eneyama had won it

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