Andre Ayew Shortlisted for BBC African Footballer Of The Year

Updated: November 15, 2015

andre-ayewGhana and Swansea winger Andre Ayew have been shortlisted together with other four players for the 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. This was revealed during a special live launch broadcast in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Bor. Dortmund in-form striker Aubameyang makes the shortlist for the third year running, while senegal’s Mane makes the list for the first time.

Three of this year’s shortlist, which was voted for by journalists from 46 African countries, have previously won the BBC award – Ayew in 2011, Toure in 2013 and Brahimi 2014.

Algeria’s Yacine Brahimi, the 2014 winner, is on the shortlist along with Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast.

The winner will be decided by African football fans, who have until 18:00 GMT on 30 November to vote for their choice.

The winner will be announced on Friday, 11 December during a special live broadcast.

Ezekiel Azure Zion is a sports writer and a blogger who loves what he does.

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