Yaya Toure Heads for fourth sequential African Award



Cameroon striker prophet Eto'o has conjointly won the Confederation of African soccer award fourfold. however Toure are going to be the primary to urge the trophy four years in a very row. Manchester City's Yaya Toure is on target to win a record fourth straight African Player of the Year Award on Thursday.

Nigerians would wish Vincent to win the award, however it'll be Yaya Toure once more," foretold former Federal Republic of Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie. The African nation skipper is up against Federal Republic of Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama and Gabun star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the most important individual symbol in African soccer.

He has been the stand-out African player of the past year by a mile. Toure was crucial  as Manchester town won a people Premier League, featured at the globe Cup although African nation unsuccessful, and helped his country reach this month's Africa Cup of states finals.

He has been consistent. He drives the Manchester town attack. And even once that machinery is stuck, he scores important goals that have set games in their favour.

He is conjointly the most inspiration for African nation following the retirement from international soccer of Didier Drogba. Enyeama has been a regular entertainer for city and Federal Republic of Nigeria, however the simplest goalkeeper in France for year 2014 might need to wait another year to finish the drought for Federal Republic of Nigeria at the African player of the year award. No Nigerian has won since Nwankwo Kanu in 1999.

Toure has created himself the heartbeat of the Manchester town team difficult for a people title and also the Champions League.

They reached the last eight 3 years agone once they conjointly hosted the tournament with Republic of Equitorial Guinea. Gabun skipper Aubameyang has shone for German club Borussia Dortmund whereas guaranteeing his country conjointly qualify for this year's Cup of states.

The juvenile is before Cameroon's Annette Ndom and national want Oparanozie. She may conjointly scoop the Youth Player Award before fellow Nigerian Sunday Uchechi and Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa, WHO options for the metropolis reserves however has currently put in himself as his country's No. one shot stopper.

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala are going to be favorite to be topped Africa's lady player for 2014. Djahnit and Belamieri helped Entente Setif to win the CAF Champions League, whereas Ndombe marked for overwhelmed finalists AS Vita.

The Rivers Angels striker has done enough to clinch the award as she was the foremost Valuable Player at the beneath twenty tournament additionally because the African Women's Championship in Namibia last year. Ndom won a league and cup double with Rivers Angels this year.



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