Yaya Toure Is African Player of The Year

Ivorian and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure made it two titles in a row by winning the 2012 African Player of the Year beating team mate Drogba and Cameroon's Alex Song at a glamorous Awards Gala in Accra.

Photo: CAF

Yaya Toure of Cote d'Ivoire accepting the African Player of the Year 2012 in Ghana

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