BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014 shortlist revealed


The five-man shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014 has been revealed.

Title holder Yaya Toure has been nominated for the sixth consecutive year, along with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Yacine Brahimi, Vincent Enyeama and Gervinho.


The winner will be decided by fans of African football, who have until 18:00 GMT on Monday, 24 November to vote for their choice.

vote for BBC African Footballer of the Year 2014 by SMS, text the number of the player you wish to vote for to +447786202008.


Text 1 for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang-Borussia Dortmund

Text 2 for Yacine Brahimi- Porto

Text 3 for Vincent Enyeama- Lille

Text 4 for Gervinho- AS Roma

Text 5 for Yaya Toure – Manchester city

Four of the nominees played at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, where for the first time in the tournament’s history two African sides made it out of the group phase.

The winner will be announced on 1st December

Posted by Kwabena Ameyaw

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