BBC has Toure as Africa’s best

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

Cote d’Ivoire mid­fielder Yaya Toure was named the BBC’s African Foot­baller of the Year for 2013 on Mon­day. It was the fifth straight year the Manch­ester City star made the short­list but the first time he has taken the award. “Thank you to all the fans around the world who con­tinue to sup­port me and who love me a lot,” said Toure. “I’m very proud, I’m very happy, this award is amaz­ing.” Toure, who has scored 13 goals for club and coun­try this year, was the choice of the BBC’s global au­di­ence.

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