Weah named as Africa's best ever player

Weah named as Africa's best ever player
George Weah

by Staff Reporter

Friday Jun 14, 2019. 17:00

Former AC MIlan striker George Weah has been named as Africa's best ever player, in a 30-man list compiled by France Football.

The French publication, who are widely regarded as one of the top football outlets in the world, named the former Liberia international as the best ever player to come from the African continent.

He is followed by Cameroonian duo Samuel Eto'o and Roger Milla while Ghanian great Abedi Pele - farther of Andre and Jordan Ayew - and former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba round off the top five.

Al Ahly legend Mohamed Aboutreika and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah also made the list, alongside Micheal Essien, Seydou Keita and Emmanuel Adebayor among others.

Top 10 best African footballers in history according to France Football:

George Weah
Samuel Eto’o
Roger Milla
Abedi Pele
Didier Drogba
Rabah Madjer
Jay-Jay Okocha
Mustapha Dahleb
Salif Keita
Laurent Pokou

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