Sports News of Thursday, 13 June 2019
Famous Ghanaian footballer and arguably the very best at any time participant from the West African state Abedi Pele Ayew has been voted the fifth finest African footballer by French Soccer.
French Football journal picked a listing of 30 African soccer greats to be voted for by 42 renowned journalists and the former Marseille star was named the fifth finest.
Abedi Ayew built his identify in France just after guiding Olympique Marseille to UEFA Champions League glory in 1993, and went on to gain that year’s African Footballer of the year award.
The 54-yr previous was three times African Footballer of the Calendar year and also gained the Nations Cup with the Black Stars of Ghana in 1982, as a teenager.
Father of two of Black Stars players, Andre and Jorday Ayew was only guiding Ivorian legend Dedier Drogba who came fourth.
In third area is Cameroonian Roger Milla, with compatriot and previous Barcelona celebrity Samuel Eto’o coming in next spot.
President of Liberia and Africa’s only Ballon D’or winner George Weah was voted the best African footballer of all time.
Michael Essien, the other Ghanaian in the listing placed 26th ahead of Tarak Diab, Emmanuel Adebayor, Seydou Keita and Rashid Yekini.