CAF release 30 best African players in the last 50 years
 

20-02-2007 ,Cafonline.com

CAF release 30 best African players in the last 50 years

Following pressing request from the media on the identity of best african player for the last 50 years, CAF have decided to publish the integral list earlier than scheduled.

The Internet users voted for Cameroon legend Roger Milla as the Best African Football Player for the period 1957-2007, he received 2246 votes.

The complete list.

1- Roger MILLA (Cameroon)                2246
2- Mahmoud EL KHATIB (Egypt)           2165
3- Hossam HASSAN (Egypt)                 2011
4- Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon)                1840
5- Abedi PELE (Ghana)                        1783
6- Georges WEAH (Liberia)                 1604
7- Didier Drogba (Côte D'Ivoire )          1467
8- Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria)                1209
9- Rabeh MADJER (Algeria)                 1176
10- Kalusha BWALYA (Zambia)            1073
11- Michael Essien (Ghana)                 996
12- Austin Okocha (Nigeria)                921
13- Saleh Selim (Egypt)                       850             
14- Lahcène Lalmas (Algeria)              791
15- Bennedict Mc Carthey (South Africa)782             
16- El Hadj Diouf (Senegal)                  711   
17- Noureddine Naybet(Morocco)       692                      
18-  Rashidi Yakini (Nigeria)               649             
19- Hany Ramzy (Egypt)                      608             
20- Hassan Shehata (Egypt)                 605             
21- Lucas Radebe(South AFRICA)        557                                
22- Tarek Diab (Tunisia)                     541                      
23- Mohamed El Timoumi (Maroc)       539   
24- Anthony Yeboah (Ghana)              511             
25- Salif Keita (Mali)                           476                      
26- Karim Abdel Razak (Ghana)          430             
27- Samel Osei Kuffour (Ghana)          368
28- Lakhdar Beloumi (Algeria)            305
29- Rigobert Song (Cameroon)            283             
30- Nasr Eldeen (JAKSA) Abbas (Sudan)202   
          
CAF had initially programmed to publish, one player on daily basis from January 9 until February 8, 2007, date of creation of CAF. The voting is organized part of festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the  Confederation of African Football


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