Ivory Coast international, Yaya Touré has been adjudged the winner of the 2012 GLO CAF Awards African Footballer of the Year.
This marks the second time in a row the Manchester City midfielder picks up the prestigious award.
He beat off competition from Didier Drogba and Alex Song.
Other winners on the night were:
-Most Promising Player 2012: Mohamed Salah (Egypt) beating Victor Wanyama of Kenya and Moussa Konate of Senegal.
- Coach of the Year 2012 is Herve Renard (Zambia). He beat Joseph Omog (AC Leopards, Cameroon) and Hossam Al Badri (Al Ahly).
- Club of the Year award is next: Al Ahly, for an astonishing year of dominance despite having almost no domestic football.
- National Team of the Year for 2012 (women): Equatorial Guinea.
- National Team of the Year for 2012 (men): Zambia
- Legends' Awards go to Rigobert Song and the legendary Egyptian coach Mahmoud El Gohari, who died in September.
- Referee of the Year 2012: Algeria's Djamal Alhaimoudi.
- Female African Footballer of the Year: Genoveva Anoman (Eq Guinea), beating Portia Modise (South Africa) & Chinwendu Ihezuo (Nigeria).
By: Philip Kofi Ashon/citifmonline.com/Ghana