Cote d’Ivoire midfielder, Yaya Toure, has been announced the African player of the Year 2013, at the Glo/CAF Awards held on Thursday evening, at the Eko Hotels in Lagos.
It’s a third straight African Player of the Year title for Manchester City player, who also won December’s BBC African Footballer of the Year award. Toure beat Nigeria’s Mikel Obi and his compatriot, Didier Drogba to the gong.
National Team of the Year: Super Eagles of Nigeria
Youth National Team of the Year: Golden Eaglets of Nigeria
Club of the Year: Al Ahly
Fair Play Awards: Nigeria Supporters Club
Coach of the Year: Stephen Keshi
Most Promising Talent: Kelechi Iheanacho
Referee of the Year: Haimoudi Djamel
CAF Legends – Late Bruno Metsu & Jose Mehdi Faria
African Player of the Year (Africa based): Mohamed Aboutreika
African Player of the Year: Yaya Toure
Platinum Award goes to President Goodluck Jonathan
Africa XI – Enyeama. Fathi. Benatia. Constant. Mikel. Yaya. Aboutreika. Pitroipa. Emenike. Gyan. Aubameyang. Coach: Keshi