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Aubameyang Crowned African Player Of The Year
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Aubameyang Crowned African Player Of The Year

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been crowned as African Player of the Year at the 2015 Glo-CAF awards.

The Gabon international and Borussia Dortmund player saw off competition from Ivory Coast’s Yaya Toure and Ghana’s Andre Ayew to lift the award at an event in Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday night.

The Gabon forward won with 143 points with 2014 African Player of the Year Yaya Toure of Manchester City being named the runner-up with 136 points. Andre Ayew who plays for English Premier League side Swansea City placed third with 112 points.

Other winners on the night:
AFRICAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR – BASED IN AFRICA – Mbwana Aly SAMATTA

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Gaelle ENGANAMOUIT (Cameroon)

YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Victor OSIMHEN (Nigeria)

MOST PROMISING TALENT OF THE YEAR – Etebo Peter OGHENEKARO (Nigeria)

COACH OF THE YEAR – Herve RENARD (France) – Former Coach of Cote d’Ivoire

REFEREE OF THE YEAR – Bakary Papa GASSAMA (Gambia)

NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR – Cote d’Ivoire

WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR – Cameroon

CLUB OF THE YEAR – TP Mazembe (DR Congo)

AFRICAN LEGEND
Charles Kumi GYAMFI (Ghana)
Samuel MBAPPE LEPPE (Cameroon)

AFRICA FINEST XI
Goalkeeper: Robert Muteba KIDIABA (DR Congo)
Defenders: Serge AURIER (Cote d’Ivoire), Aymen ABDENNOUR (Tunisia), Mohamed MEFTAH (Algeria)

Midfielders: Andre AYEW (Ghana), Yaya TOURE (Cote d’Ivoire), Sadio MANE (Senegal), Yacine BRAHIMI (Algeria),

Forwards: Mbwana Aly SAMATTA (Tanzania), Pierre-Emerrick AUBAMEYANG (Gabon), Baghdad BOUNEDJAH (Algeria)

Substitutes
Djigui DIARRA (Mali)
Azubuike OKECHUKWU (Nigeria)
Kelechi NWAKALI (Nigeria)
Zinedine FERHAT (Algeria)
Adama TRAORE (Mali)
Victor OSIMHEN (Nigeria)
Kermit ERASMUS (South Africa)

 

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