Manchester City player, Yaya Toure Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and Swansea’s Andre Ayew have emerged the three finalists for the 2015 award. Toure who has won the prize 4 times will be looking to claim the 5th gong.
The winner will be decided by a vote of national coaches and technical directors and announced at a ceremony on January 7 in Abuja, Nigeria.   

Nominees list
Men Player of the Year
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabon
Yaya Toure, Cote d”Ivoire
Women Player of the Year
Gaelle Enganamouit, Cameroon
Ngozi Ebere, Nigeria
Nrehy Tia Ines, Cote d’Ivoire
Portia Boakye, Ghana
Youth Player of the Year
Kelechi Nwakali, Nigeria
Samuel Diarra, Mali
Victor Osimhen, Nigeria
Yaw Yeboah, Ghana
Most Promising Talent
Etebo Oghenekaro, Nigeria
Djigui Diarra, Mali
Mahmoud Abdelmonem ‘kahraba’, Egypt
Zinedine Ferhat, Algeria
Coach of the Year
Emmanuel Amunike, Nigeria U17
Fawzi Benzarti, Etoile Sportive de Sahel
Hervé Renard, Cote d’ivore
Patrice Carteron, TP Mazembe
Referee of the Year
Bakary Papa GASSAMA, Gambia
Eric Arnaud OTOGO CASTANE, Gabon
Ghead Zaglol GRISHA, Egypt
Janny SIKAZWE, Zambia
African Legend
Charles Kumi Gyamfi, Ghana
Samuel Mbappé Léppé, Cameroon
National Team of the Year
Ghana
Mali U17
Nigeria U17
Nigeria U-23
Women National Team of the Year
Cameroon
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Club of the Year
TP Mazembe, DR Congo
Orlando Pirates, South Africa
Etoile Sportive du Sahel, Tunisia



Andre Ayew, Ghana
Gabrielle Onguéné, Cameroon
Adama Traore, Mali
Azubuike Okechukwu, Nigeria
Baye Ba, Mali, U17
Alioum Neant, Cameroon

Cote d’Ivoire
Ghana
USM Algers , Algeria