Africa has had great footballers in its history from George Weah, Roger Milla, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba until Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah today, skills never lack in Africa. Below is a list of the all-time African players.
Weah who is the only African player to have won the Ballon d’Or ranked second in this list while Cameroon legend Roger Milla sit third.
On the other hand, Ivory Coast icon Didier Drogba is fourth with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané being the only active players to be included.
Meanwhile, Ghana’s Abedi Pelé ranked 6th ahead of Algeria’s Mustafa Dahleb. Nigerian duo Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu ranked fifth and tenth respectively.
However, some of the continent’s great names the likes of Asamoah Gyan, Emmanuel Adebayor, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and many others do not make this Top 15 concocted by Africa Top ports.
Below is the all-time African players :
1st tie : Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon)
1st tie : George Weah (Liberia)
3rd : Roger Milla (Cameroon)
4th : Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast)
5th : Jay-Jay Okocha (Nigeria)
6th : Abedi Pelé (Ghana)
7th : Salif Keita (Mali)
8th : Mustafa Dahleb (Algeria)
9th : Benni McCarthy (South Africa)
10th : Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria)
11th : Yaya Touré (Ivory Coast)
12th : Rabah Madjer (Algeria)
13th : Rachid Mekhloufi (Algeria)
14th Mohamed Salah (Egypt)
15th : Sadio Mané (Senegal)