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Check Top 10 Greatest African Football Players of All Time.

Ranking the best players on the African continent has never been easy, as the continent has produced excellent footballers. From Rachid Mekhloufi to Moustapha Dahleb, including George Weah, Samuel Eto’o and now Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané, Africa has always had players who make the football world dream. 

Based on their career performance, their titles, and the impact they have had on the world of football, Africa Sports Editorial has ranked the top 10 African players of all time.

Based on these criteria, our choice of number 1 in African history fell on former PSG and AC Milan player George Weah. The only African Ballon d'Or winner to date (in 1996), the Liberian got everyone to agree with incredible performances. Weah, alone, could bring down the best defenses, even in the Italian championship, follower of the famous cattenaccio. 

His Golden Ball, at a time when Africans struggled to have a name in Europe, shows how George Weah has established himself in the football world. He paved the way for others like Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba and today Salah and Mané.

 Former FC Barcelona Samuel Eto’o, who won 3 Champions Leagues and 2 CAN is second in our ranking. Committed, on and off the pitch, he carried the colors not only of Cameroon, but of Africa, all over the world. His compatriot, Roger Milla, brings up the rear on the Podium and Didier Drogba, winner of the LDC in 2010, is 4th.

Here are The 10 best African players in history

1 - George Weah - Liberia

2 - Samuel Eto’o - Cameroon

3 - Roger Milla - Cameroon

4 - Didier Drogba - Ivory Coast

5 - Mustapha - Dahleb Algeria

6- Rabah Madjer - Algeria

7 - Abedi Pelé - Ghana

8 - Yaya Toure - Ivory Coast

9 - Salif Keïta - Mali

10 - Nwankwo Kanu - Nigeria 

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