Who has become the best African player of the year 2015? Find out now! You would be surprised!
1992 has become a special year, as back then African footballers started receiving “African player of the year” award. Who has become the African footballer of the year 2015? Is it Yaya Toure or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
Recently Confederation of African Football has held its latest ceremony of awarding the best of the best among the African footballers. This year the intrigue was quite interesting and intense. Yaya Toure has won this award for 4 times. It was very likely for him to become its receiver for the 5th time in the history. However, Aubameyang from Gabon has gotten few more votes this time. He received 143 compared to 136 of Toure votes.
This means that the footballer from central Africa for the first time in the history of the award has finally won it! Presently Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the part of Borussia Dortmund FC and plays as a forward there. During 2015 he has managed to strike 29 times. 7 of them were scored in European League, while the rest were scored at Bundesliga.
Football is so innate to this player, as his father used to be the captain of Gabon national team. Later on the father has been a part of professional football in France. No wonder he has become the one to snatch the desirable award of the African best player from Yaya Toure, who has gotten in four times in a row.
Recently there have been many rumors related to Aubameyang transfer to Arsenal. However, receiving this award the footballer stated that he is not going to accept the offer. According to his own words he is going to stick with Dortmund for a long while yet, as his likes the club and sees his future career linked with it. Such are the latest news of African football and prestige African player of the year 2015.