Three Cameroonians in contention for the title of best African player in history

Three Cameroonians in contention for the title of best African player in history

Three Cameroonians in contention for the title of best African player in history

Two deans of the older generation (Milla Roger and Thomas Nkono) face their youngest compatriot of the new (Samuel Eto'o) are racing for the title of best African player in history.

A total of 30 African football legends are on the list of nominees for Best African Player in history. Amongst them are 3 famous Cameroonians players who have each marked their time. The “goleador” Samuel Eto'o, the legend Milla Roger and Thomas Nkono; one of the best goal kipper that Cameroon has never known. The list of the 30 nominees has been published in the French magazine France Football and all generations are represented. The procedure for choosing the best African player in history will be the same as that of the “Ballon d'Or France Football”. This vote is open only to African journalists who are members of the “Ballon d'Or” France Football jury.  While waiting for the vote, here is the complete list of 30 nominees:

1. Mohamed Aboutrika (EGY)

2. Emmanuel Adebayor (TOG)

3. Mahmoud Al Khatib (EGY)

4. Lakhdar Belloumi (ALG)

5. Kalusha Bwalya (ZAM)

6. Mustapha Dahleb (ALG)

7. Tarak Dhiab (TUN)

8. El Hadji Diouf (SEN)

9. Didier Drogba (CIV)

10. Mickaël Essien (GHA)

11. Essam El Hadary (EGY)

12. Samuel Eto’o (CAM)

13. Bruce Grobelaar (ZIM)

14. Nwankwo Kanu (NIG)

15. Salif Keita (MAL)

16. Seydou Keita (MAL)

17. Stephen Keshi (NIG)

18. Rabah Madjer (ALG)

19. Rachid Mekhloufi (ALG)

20. Roger Milla (CAM)

21. Ndaye Mulamba (RDC)

22. Noureddine Naybet (MAR)

23. Thomas Nkono (CAM)

24. Abedi Pelé (GHA)

25. Laurent Pokou (CIV)

26. Jay-Jay Okocha (NIG)

27. Mohamed Salah (EGY)

28. Yaya Touré (CIV)

29. George Weah (LIB)

30. Rashidi Yekini (NIG)

BIKOE ONANA, Fridolin

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