Yaya Toure named African Footballer of Year

AFP| Last Updated: Jan 10, 2014, 03:43 AM IST

Lagos: Manchester City star Yaya Toure on Thursday won a third straight African Footballer of the year award.

The 31-year-old Ivory Coast international also won in 2011 and 2012.

Nigeria`s John Obi Mikel was second and Didier Drogba of Ivory Coast finished third.