Accra, Dec. 14, GNA – Black Stars deputy captain, Andre Ayew, will vie for the 2015 Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Footballer of the Year Award, after making the final list of three, shortlisted by CAF.
Ayew, was shortlisted on Monday, alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon/ Borussia Dortmund) and the defending champion Yaya Toure (Cote d”Ivoire/ Manchester City) at a press conference attended by CAF Excutive member Anjorin Moucharafou and Glo representatives, on Monday, December 14, 2015, in Abuja, Nigeria.
The three are competing again at the highest level after the BBC Africa Footballer of the Year Award, which was won by Yaya Toure.
Three top players Baghdad Boundjah (Algeria/: Etoile du Sahel), Mbwana Aly Samata (Tanzania/ TP Mazembe) and Robert Kidiaba (DR Congo/ TP Mazembe), have also been shortlisted for the African Player of the Year – Based in Africa.
The winner, to be decided by votes from Head Coaches or Technical Directors of the National Associations affiliated to CAF, â€Žwill be announced at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala on 7 January 2016.