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Top Ten African Footballers

Ali Dia​
Ali Dia​

‘African ace joins Blyth’ Dia eventually found a club in the UniBond League ... how do footballers do what they do? ... Ali Dia (Southampton). At 30 ...

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Nwankwo ​Kanu​
Nwankwo ​Kanu​

Nwankwo Kanu has said his success at Arsenal opened the doors for more African footballers to play in the English Premier League. The former Nigeria striker joined the Gunners in 1999 and scored 44 goals in

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Kolo Touré​
Kolo Touré​

Kolo Abib Touré (born 19 March 1981) is an Ivorian former footballer. He played as a defender for Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Celtic and the Ivory Coast national team. He is currently technical assistant at Celtic as well as a member of the coaching staff for the Ivory Coast.

Lauren​
Lauren​

Laureano Bisan Etamé-Mayer (born 19 January 1977 in Kribi), commonly known as Lauren, is a retired Cameroonian footballer of Equatoguinean origin, who formerly played as a right back for the Cameroonian national team.

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Didier Drogba​
Didier Drogba​

On 20 June 2010, Drogba became the first player from an African nation to score against Brazil in a World Cup match, scoring with a header in the 78th minute as the Ivory Coast were defeated 1–3. On 25 June 2010, the Ivory Coast went out of the competition despite winning 3–0 against North Korea in their final match.

Emmanuel ​Adebayor​
Emmanuel ​Adebayor​

Adebayor helped Togo qualify for the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations after scoring 11 goals in the qualifiers, more than any other player in the African qualifiers. On 10 February 2009, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) picked Adebayor as the African Footballer of the Year for 2008 at an awards ceremony held in Lagos, Nigeria.

Peter ​Odemwingie​
Peter ​Odemwingie​

Peter Osaze Odemwingie (born 15 July 1981) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward and winger. Odemwingie grew up in Russia and Nigeria and began ...

Yaya Touré​
Yaya Touré​

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that Yaya Touré’s accusation that he has a problem with Africans is a lie

Riyad Mahrez​
Riyad Mahrez​

Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the last three African Footballers of the Year — were among the scorers in the major European leagues at the weekend.

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Peter Ndlovu​
Peter Ndlovu​

Peter Ndlovu (born 25 February 1973) is a Zimbabwean former professional footballer and is currently the Team Manager at Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. a Premier Soccer League club in South Africa. Peter Ndlovu originally comes from Binga district in North Western, Siabuwa Zimbabwe.

Tony Yeboah​
Tony Yeboah​

Anthony Wally Yeboah (born 6 June 1966 in Kumasi, Ghana) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a striker from 1981 to 2002.. He is considered one of the most prominent and prolific goal scorers in Ghanaian and African football history and gained a reputation for scoring spectacular goals which often featured in Goal of the ...

Michael ​Essien​
Michael ​Essien​

Michael Essien. Michael Kojo Essien (born 3 December 1982) is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Indonesian club Persib Bandung. He has also played for the Ghana national team more than 50 times.