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Yaya Toure named African Player of the Year 2014
Manchester City and Ivorian playmaker Yaya Toure has been named African Best Player of the Year for a record (4)fourth year in a row at a ceremony in Lagos on Thursday night.
Yaya Toure, beat off competition from local favorite Vincent Enyeama and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and equals Samuel Eto’o’s four titles but becomes the first player to win in back-to-back years.
The 31-year-old scored 20 goals in 35 Premier League appearances for Manuel Pellegrini’s side in the 2013-14 campaign as they held unto the premiership title.
The Gabon international Aubameyang scored 13 Bundesliga goals last term to help Jurgen Klopp’s men to a second-placed finish and the DFB-Pokal final.
Enyeama captained Nigeria at the World Cup and was an ever-present in a Lille side that finished third in Ligue 1 last term, helping the club to the Champions League preliminary stages where they lost to Porto.
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