As quoted by Sky Sports, Toure successful winger beat Ghana, Andre 'Dede' Ayew and Mali midfielder, Seydou Keita. Elections conducted a poll conducted by the mechanism coach of 53 members of the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF). The event selection done in the capital of Ghana, Accra, Thursday, December 22, 2011 local time.
This year Toure was performed brilliantly. He scored the winning goal when Manchester City won 1-0 in the FA Cup final against Stoke City. Players 28 years has also successfully brought The Citizens occupy the top of the standings while the Premier League this season.
Together with his country, siblings Kolo Toure has become one of the keys to success Ivory Coast reached a record 100 percent victory in the 2012 Africa Cup qualifiers.
For coach categories, Harouna Doula was selected as Coach of the Niger after leading for the first time qualify for the Africa Cup. Niger successful in qualifying for South Africa and set aside defending champion, Egypt.
While Botswana was chosen as the Best Team for their or the first time qualify to the African Nations Cup.
One award again, the title of the legend of Africa won by ex Nigerian players, Jay-Jay Okocha and ex Morocco player, Mustapha Hadji.