1. Abedi Pele Abedi Ayew, known professionally as Abedi Pele, is a 56-year-old Ghanaian retired professional soccer player who played as an attacking midfielder for Lille and the Ghana national team. Regarded as one of the African best dribblers of all time, Pele is renowned for his speed, close ball control, passing and goalscoring ability.
Abdulsalam Suliyat Modasola, popularly known as Liya is a fast-rising Nigerian Afro-pop singer, poet, and songwriter. The 22-year-old singer who hails from Osun State has released several songs which include; Be My Vibe, Trust Issues, Abedi Pele. Photo credit - Yes_Liya (Instagram)
Did you know some of the amassing talents you watch in football today also has a Dad who played football and made sure their sons followed their footstep So many of us didn't know that some our favourite football players has a father who was once a great footballer, the like of Haaland, Leroy Sane Thiago Alcantara and many more has a father who played for their generatiin with a jersey of their names written on it. Ok, sit back and relax because I'm going to be showing you photos of father and son footballers
The African Footballer of the Year award, presented to the best African footballer each year, has been conferred by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) since 1992. An earlier African Footballer of the Year Golden Ball award was given out between 1970 and 1994 by France Football magazine. The changes resulted in parallel Golden Ball awards given out to Abedi Pele and George Weah in 1996 and 1994 by the magazine although the CAF sponsored awards for those years were won respectively by Rashidi Yekini and
We all know that some footballers are related in one way or the other. There are some popular siblings like Cesare and Paolo Maldini, Johan and Jordi Cruyff, Carles and Sergio Busquets and, of course, Abedi Pele and his two boys Andre and Jordan Ayew.
Out of the 54 Countries in Africa, only ten Countries have seen their national team players win the UEFA champions league trophy in their respective clubs.In football the Europeans and Americans are more advanced than Africans, For the fact that no African county has made it to the world cup semi finals, it's a clear reason that Africans are behind in Football.
What Neymar did in his Last Match while Ronaldo did it in his last 15 Matches (Photos) Football is not always about scoring and assisting goals. Sometimes the dribbling that occurs in the pitch always delights the Fan. That is why Ronaldinho, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Abedi Pele and others are some fans favourites because of what they could do with their feet. Neymar, without doubt, is a great dribbler as he has technicality and pace to sweep past players of any kind quality. This is why most people love him
Of course these skillful players were good goal poachers as well but the emphasis is on skills; the ability to dribble, give passes with precision, sway the body in a way that leaves opponent chasing shadows and all manner of ‘football sense.’Having made this clear, I guess you can’t wait to see who qualified into my honorary faculty of opinion. 1. Augustine Azuka Okocha (Nigeria) When it comes to pure talent and trickery, no one comes close to Jay-Jay, so good he was named twice. He could dribble an entire
The African footballer of the year award is presented to only players who represent an African country as the name implies. However, it has been awarded by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) since 1992 after France football magazine halted the African footballer of the year golden ball award. Furthermore, the CAF Sponsored award is presented to the best African footballer per year. As revealed by CAF, the players highlighted below are the winners of the African footballer of the year award from
The CAF number one competition has rewarded outstanding players who distinguish themselves from others. Below are list of players who has won the Most Valuable Player award at the African Cup of Nations since 1990. 1990 - Rabah Madjer The former Porto striker was name the MVP in a tournament hosted in his homeland. He lead Algeria past Nigeria in the final as the Foxes were crowned champions for the first time. 1992 - Abedi Pele Tournament's MVP Abedi Pele and his Ghanian teammates lost on penalties to Ivory
Remember Abedi Pele, See Photos Of How He Looks Now. Abedi Ayew, popularly professionally as Abedi Pele, is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder and who served as captain of the Ghana national team. He was born on 5th November 1964 (age 56 years) in Kyebi, Ghana. Abedi Pele who was born in Kyebi, Ghana started his football career during his youth in 1970 were he played for Great Falcons. Abedi Pele has also played football for many clubs which includes, Real Tamale
1. Abedi Pele Ghana most successful footballer of all time, Abedi Ayew was so good he was nicknamed 'Pele' after the Brazilian. Abedi was an integral part of the Olympique Marseille team that won the Uefa Champions Cup in 1993. He won the African Cup of Nations in 1982. He missed the final in 1992, when Ghana lost to Ivory Coast. Two years later, in 1994, Abedi was on the pitch as Ghana and Ivory Coast met in the Quarter final. Abedi's presence could not stop Ivory Coast from defeating Ghana 2-1. Abedi Pele
It is no doubt that the entire African continent are lovers of football. African nation has produced world class footballers such as Eto'o, Okocha, Abedi Pele, Kanu, Salah, Mane, to mention but few. Despite most of the concentration labelled on the on the big European names, one cannot deny the fact that there is and have been an array of talents from African soil to have played the beautiful game of football. Truly we've witnessed a huge number of outstanding players in the game most especially from Europe.
Successful African footballing brothers such as the Toure's (Yaya and Kolo) from Cote d'Ivoire, Uche's (Kalu and Ikechukw) from Nigeria, Ayew's (Andre and Jordan) from Ghana amongst others have all left their indelible mark on the beautiful game. Sometimes football families are spread across generations too just like Abedi Pele and his two famous sons Andre and Jordan. However, there are loads of other family members playing football at an elite level, ranging from brothers to cousins to fathers to the slightly
Abedi Pele Biography, Family And Life Facts Abedi Pele is arguably Ghana’s best player of All Time. The left-footed magician won the heart of many football fanatics who watched him play both on the field and on digital platforms. Abedi Pele is a former Ghana professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder and was the captain of the senior national team – the Black Stars of Ghana. Abedi Pele played for several European clubs including Turn- und Sportverein München von 1860, commonly known as
These are 8 greatest African footballers of all time. 8.Yaya Toure Yaya Toure is a 38 years old Ivorian retired professional footballer who played as a midfielder and last played for Chinese Super League club called Qingdao Huanghai.Toure aspired to be a striker during his youth and has played centre-back, including for Barcelona.
Many people have been reacting after reports of how some referees were allegedly beaten black and blue in a Ghanian Second Tier league match.
1. Kylian hazard born 5 August 1995 is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Cercle Brugge. He has two older brothers, eden and Thorgan, and one younger, Ethan, all of whom are footballers. They has both being signed by Chelsea fc. 2. Toure is the younger brother of kolo toure who was his teammate at Beveren, Manchester City and the Ivorian national team. Their younger brother Ibrahim toure was also a footballer, who died on 19 June 2014 at the age of 28 after a short battle
The African Footballer of the Year award, presented to the best African footballer each year, has been conferred by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) since 1992.
As if football was in their DNA , some footballers took to the field like their fathers. Below are 10 football players who followed the footsteps of their fathers; #1. Ayew Brothers: The two sons of Ex-Ghanian footballing legend Abedi Pele, took after their famous dad. The senior of the Ayew brothers Andre Ayew, plays for Championship side Swansea, while the junior Jordan Ayew, plays for Premier League club Crystal Palace. The two brothers are also in the national team of Ghana. #2. Daniel Maldini: The AC Milan