Benni is regarded as one of Africa's most incredible forwards and South Africa's finest in the football world. He is the only African to ever win a… Cameroonian goalkeeper Thomas N'Kono could not miss on the list of greatest African footballers. Top 17 hottest female DJs in South Africa 2020. Doctor Khumalo is one of the greatest South African footballer of all time. He is an established professional Ghanaian player and was regarded as one of the best defenders in Europe in the previous decade. He has won African Footballer of the Year every year over the last four years, making him the joint record holder. Lakhdar Belloumi's ability is often overlooked as he never played for a major European team, although that all could have been very different in 1985 when he had agreed to sign for Juventus, only for the deal to fall through after Belloumi broke his leg. 1998 was a good year for him as he was the top scorer for the Cup of Nations having netted seven goals. ASAMOAH GYAN IS ALSO ONE OF AFRICA S GREATEST PLAYERS OF ALL TIME. Senegalese player Sadio Mane is crowned the current king of football in Africa. Benni McCarthy is hailed as the South African national team's all-time top scorer, having netted in 31 goals. A dominant striker, Drogba had pace, power, trickery and a lethal finish from almost any range.
The ambitious Russian club wanted a marquee signing and Eto’o’s consistency for Mallorca, Barcelona and Inter Milan convinced them that he was their man. List of Africa Women Cup of Nations hat-tricks, List of African Nations Championship hat-tricks, Furious Drogba Slams CAF Over Kanoute Award And Pulls Out, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=African_Footballer_of_the_Year&oldid=981593818, Association football player of the year awards, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 October 2020, at 08:43. The central midfielder has a very vital role in helping City win the Premier League in the 2011-12 season. Some of Yaya Toure's peak football moments were when he was at Barcelona and Manchester City. The former attacking midfielder was a great juggler. He was once listed as one of the 125 most prominent footballers of all time by Brazilian star Pele. The player was too good that one time Didier Drogba called him his most formidable rival ever. The player was so good in his art that he got recognition from Nelson Mandela. Kenyan football legend Joe Kadenge is one of the finest the country has ever produced.