Samuel Eto’o Names Top 5 Great Footballers African Continent Has Ever Produced

Samuel Eto’o Names Top 5 Great Footballers African Continent Has Ever Produced


Africa has been a superb hub for football talents for generations and continues to produce top players for clubs around the world.

Names like Nwankwo Kanu, Hossam Hassan Hossam, Roger Milla, Asamoah Gyan, Abedi Pele and George Weah including Samuel Eto’o himself helped put the continent on the global map with their incredible abilities in front of goal.

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Eto’o lived the dream, he was the top scorer for Cameroon, RCD Mallorca and the all-time top scorer in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Additionally, he won the AFCON on two occasions with Cameroon and also has an Olympic gold medal to his name amongst other trophies.

Eto’o is also a four-time African Football of the Year Award winner. His numerous individual and team awards/trophies place him as the greatest African striker of all time.

But who are the greatest strikers to have come out of Africa? Samuel Eto’o has listed top 5 greatest African footballers of all time.

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During an interview with GhOne TV, the former attacker disclosed top 5 great footballers African continent has ever produced.

He said; “In the first position, I have three names. It’s difficult to make a choice. I have Roger Milla, George Weah, Abedi Pele. When I was a child, these three big names were incredible. Apart from that, there’s Adebayor, Yaya Toure, Drogba, Michael Essien. We have a lot of names.”

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