By Sab Osuji:
Nigeria coach, Sunday Oliseh is understood to have voted for Abedi Pele's son, Andre Ayew, for the Glo-CAF African Player of the Year, 2015, held in Abuja on Thursday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Gabon and Borussia Dortmund of Germany forward, Pierre-Emerrick Aubameyang dethroned reigning four time winner, Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast and Manchester City of England to scoop the African Footballer of the Year award for himself and country, Gabon.
Completesportsnigeria.com recalls that Yaya Toure finished second in the award.
The voting was right reserved for African countries national teams head coaches or technical directors.
According to the voting patterns released by CAF immediately after the announcement of the winners Thursday night, it was observed the Nigeria head coach, Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh cast his votes for fellow West African neighbour and son of former Ghana Black Stars of Ghana captain, Andre Ayew.
The Nigeria boss currently in Pretoria, South Africa, preparing the home based Super Eagles for the 2016 CHAN slated for Rwanda next weekend, cast his five votes for the Swansea City of England forward.
CAF usually make public the voting pattern by the various national team handlers apparently to wash her hands from any allegation of irregularity that may arise once the winner is announced.
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