The Ivorian and City midfielder showed an impressive performance that made his fans to make him an icon and voted him for the second time ahead of previous winner Algerian Yacine Brahimi; followed by Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ghanaian Andre Ayew and Senegalese Sadio Mane.
Yaya Toure posted this on his Twitter page to thank his fans and supporters.
“Thanks for your support guys! Very proud to be BBC African Footballer of the Year. 🙌🏾”
Also his club side, Manchester City congratulated him by announcing his success ;
” @YayaToure has been named 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year”