Top 15 best African players in Premier League history

14. Tony Yeboah

Tony Yeboah

Anthony Wally Yeboah (born 6 June 1966 in Kumasi, Ghana) is a Ghanaian former professional footballerwho played as a striker from 1981 to 2002. He is considered one of the most prominent and prolific goal scorers in Ghanaian and African football history and gained a reputation for scoring spectacular goals.

Yeboah only spent a fleeting two-and-a-half years in the Premier League after joining from Eintracht Frankfurt, where he’d twice finished as the Bundesliga’s top scorer. Yet he managed to bag three hat-tricks for the Yorkshire outfit and was a regular contender in the goal-of-the-month competitions, ending up with 32 goals from 66 games for the Whites.

13. Sadio Mané

Sadio Mané

Sadio Mané (born 10 April 1992) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team.

Mané continued his fine form with Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, winning their player-of-the-year award in his first season, having netted 13 times in 27 Premier League outings. The 25-year-old Senegalese winger made his name in England after joining Southampton from Red Bull Salzburg in 2014.

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