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Doumbia voted best in Premier League in 2011

Published time: December 29, 2011 13:24
Edited time: December 29, 2011 17:24
Seydou Doumbia of CSKA (AFP Photo / STR)

Seydou Doumbia of CSKA (AFP Photo / STR)

CSKA Moscow's prolific striker Seydou Doumbia has been voted the Russian Premier League Player of the Year by the country's sports journalists.

The 23-year-old is the top flight's leading scorer, going into the winter break after netting an impressive 24 goals in 30 games for the Army Men so far.

The in-form Ivorian has also starred in the Champions League adding another five in as many appearances as CSKA booked a place in the last 16.

Dynamo Moscow captain, Andrey Voronin, came second in the journalists' poll. He has netted 11 goals, as well as notching up a league leading 12 assists and was also named Ukraine's Player of the Year last week.

Meanwhile, Zenit's Aleksandr Kerzhakov has completed the top three. The Russia star has scored 16 goals for the defending champions this campaign including a memorable hat-trick, against rookies Krasnodar in August.