BBC Sport - BBC African Footballer of the Year 2015: Nominees announced

Nominees revealed for BBC African award

The five candidates for the 2015 BBC African Footballer of the Year are revealed during a special launch broadcast in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Algeria's Yacine Brahimi, the 2014 winner, is on the shortlist along with Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ghanaian Andre Ayew, Senegal's Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast.

The winner will be decided by African football fans, who have until 18:00 GMT on 30 November to vote for their choice.

You can either vote here or by sending an SMS from your phone to +44 7786 20 20 08:

Text 1 for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Text 2 for Andre Ayew

Text 3 for Yacine Brahimi

Text 4 for Sadio Mane

Text 5 for Yaya Toure

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The winner will be announced on Friday, 11 December between 15:30 and 16:00 GMT during a special live broadcast on both BBC World News and BBC World Service, with the BBC Sport and BBC Africa websites also carrying the announcement.