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Vincent Enyeama Shortlisted for BBC Africa footballer of the year 2014

Nigeria's Vincent Enyeama has been shortlisted for the 2014 BBC African footballer of the year award, with title-holder Yaya Toure, Gabonese star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Yacine Brahimi among the candidates to win the individual award.

The Lille shot stopper is the only goalkeeper nominated  following his superb form for the Super Eagles at the Fifa World Cup Brazil and the French Ligue 1.

According to the organisers of the award, the winner will be decided by fans of African football, who have until 18:00 GMT on Monday, 24 November to vote for their choice.

The winner will be decided by African football fans and the winner will be announced on Monday, December 1 in a live radio broadcast.

Gervinho and Brahimi are the first time nominees in the list voted for by 44 journalists across Africa.

Austin Okocha is the only Nigerian to have won the award since inception having finished tops in 2003 and 2004.

Complete nominees for this year award in full.

Vincent Enyeama (NIGERIA)

Yaya Toure(CIV)

Yacine Brahimi (Algeria)

Pierre-Emerick  (GABON)

Gervais Yao Kouassi (Cote d'Ivoire)

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Adegun Owolabi

    November 10, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    he deserves it…i swear

  2. Ejinwa Anthony

    November 11, 2014 at 8:48 am

    he sure deserves it, he has been tremendously good at not just the concluded fifa world cup but also in his club side enyimma go win am..let’s vote for him

  3. Akinlabi olawumi

    November 11, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    enyeama got my vote

  4. ope adediran

    November 11, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    hope he wins it, and the main CAF awards too

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