Tag: Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure Is Upset He Didn’t Win African Player Of The Year Title

  Ivory Coast’s Yaya Toure has said it was “sad and indecent” that he failed to win the African footballer of the year award. Toure was narrowly beaten to the 2015 crown by Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during a ceremony last night in Nigeria. “I give an example: it’s Lionel Messi[Read More…]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Beats Yaya Toure To Emerge African Footballer Of The Year

The Gabonese have been emerge as Africa’s best, with the 26-year-old receiving highest votes cast. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang beat Yaya Toure and Dede Ayew to this year’s African Footballer of the Year award as 2nd and 3rd respectively. Aubameyang has been in sensational goalscoring form all year long for Borussia Dortmund,[Read More…]

Ivory Coast Finally Deliver; Toure And Co Clinch AFCON 2015 On Penalties

Ivory Coast won their first Africa Cup of Nations since 1992, last night, in dramatic fashion, beating Ghana 9-8 on penalties. The match ended goalless after 90 minutes, after both sides failed to find the net. Even in the extra time, both sides remained deadlocked, with the few.half chances spurned[Read More…]

Ivory Coast On The Cusp Of Glory; As They Beat DR Congo To Book AFCON Final Berth

Though, most of her golden generation have blown up their chance for football Glory at the international stage; the Ivorians are yet again, on the verge of an elusive AFCON crown. An early strike from Ivory Coast captain and Africa’s best player Yahya Toure set the tone for an Ivorian[Read More…]

Yaya Toure Named CAF Player Of The Year For The 4th Time

Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure has clinched the 2014 CAF African Player of the Year title for the 4th time in a row. The former Barcelona midfielder, who has now equaled Samuel Eto’o record of 4 CAF Player of the Year awards, was adjudged winner at the[Read More…]

Yaya Toure May Miss The Rest Of The Season – Pellegrini

It seems premier league side, Manchester City is about to suffer another setback to their title ambitions this season. Despite losing 2-3 to Liverpool in the league on Sunday, Man City lost Yaya Toure in the game to a knee injury after 19 minutes of play. Things are about to[Read More…]

Liverpool Take Huge Step Towards Title In Thrilling Win Over City

Liverpool profited from three errors from Vincent Kompany as they extended their lead at the top to five points, prior to Chelsea’s game with Swansea, thanks to a stunning 3-2 home win over Manchester City. Philippe Coutinho scored the winner in the 78th minute after a howler from Kompany. Manchester[Read More…]

Toure Is Africa’s Best…See Full List Of Winners

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) yesterday crowned Ivory Coast midfielder, Yaya Toure as African Player of the Year 2013. He beat Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi and Didier Drogba of Cote d’Ivoire. Toure has now won the award three consecutive times. The awards went down on Thursday evening January 9th[Read More…]

Why Mikel Obi Should Be African Footballer Of The Year

By August Yes! Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel deserves to be African Footballer of the year simply because for the year in-view, he has been Africa’s best performer for both club and country. Checking the antecedent of the CAF Award, you would realize that the performance of a player’s Country[Read More…]