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African Player of the Year - CAF Announces Top Three

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Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba (file photo).

The confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the top three candidates for this year's African player of the year.

Reigning footballer of the year, Cote d'Ivoire and Manchester city midfielder Yaya Toure is joined by fellow Ivorian and national team captain, Didier Drogba and the Cameroonian midfielder Alexander Song.

The winner will be announced later this month on 20th December at the Awards Gala in Accra, Ghana.

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CAF Announces Africa's Top Three

Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba (file photo).

Cameroonian international Alexandre Song joins Ivorians Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure in the fight for the African Player of The Year award. Read more »