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Yaya Toure is BBC African Footballer of the Year

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Yaya Toure is BBC African Footballer of the Year

NEWISSUES, Abuja

Yaya Toure has won the 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The #‎IvoryCoast and Manchester City midfielder, who had had been nominated in each of the past four years, beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Victor Moses, John Mikel Obi and Jonathan Pitroipa to this year’s crown.

 

The 30-year-old told BBC Sport: “I think I’ve been nominated for five years in a row and finally winning the award is amazing. I’m very proud and thank you to all the fans around the world who continue to support me and who love me a lot.

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