The greatest football players in Africa

The greatest football players in Africa

The best football players in Africa have distinguished themselves by their exceptional talents. They will remain in the memory of viewers, fans but especially in the history of football. There are many of them but we only consider the top ten.

The 10 best African football players

Among the best football players in Africa, Didier Drogba is the one who symbolizes the African victory. He is definitely in different European teams, however, he wears the flag of Ivory Coast for each goal he draws. Cameroonian Samuel Eto'o scored his team to win the African Nations' Cup twice and the Olympic title at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. We must not forget Roger Milla, another Cameroonian who made a career in the championship of France with 2 golden balls that made Africa proud.

George Weah, from Liberia, became famous thanks to the renowned PSG team. He is among the best strikers in the world on the field and has three African golden balls. Salif Keita from Mali nicknamed the black panther got three French leagues and an African golden ball. Abedi Pele from Ghana, part of the famous OM Marseille, was certainly one of the best and famous African footballers.

We also have Rabah Madjer who made his time in 1990 and Yaya Toure who is the best African player in 2011. The famous Cameroonian Thomas Nkono is a goalkeeper of world renown. Finally, we can recall Larbi Ben Barek, a Moroccan who has borne the name of his country in its victory. Pelé was even a big fan of it.


The conduct of the nomination of the best African footballer

The CAF annually nominates African football players as the best player. It takes out a list of about thirty people or more. The winner will be elected after several stages of selection. The votes are made by the members of the CAF but also by several bodies that closely affect the African football. It is a highly anticipated event for the fans and supporters of each nominated player. The nomination for best footballer of the year is of course made by selection of merits. It's about winning games, famous shots and even scandals that the player may have caused before being eligible.


The organization of the African Football Confederation

It is a committee that appoints its executive members by majority votes at the various meetings it organizes. Tarek Bouchamaoui, from Tunisia, has been appointed as the president of the Committee for the organization of club competitions. Tarek Bouchamaoui works with his friend Wadii Jary who is also from Tunisia whose role is to organize the African Nations Championship. Football is a passion for this businessman who is also a member of the board of directors of FIFA. He dreams of allowing African football to play an active part in the world of international football. In the rest of the news about Mr. Bouchamaoui, he wants to quickly develop the energy transition in Tunisia. (tgdaily.com/sustainability-features/tarek-bouchamaoui-championing-the-energy-transition-in-tunisia)