The Premier League has, through the years, seen a few of the greatest African gamers to ever play the gorgeous sport.
Didier Drogba, Emmanuel Adebayor, Yaya Toure, Yakubu, Michael Essien, Nwankwo Kanu simply to call however a number of have all left a mark within the English top-flight.
Drogba stays arguably probably the most profitable African participant to play within the Premier League, having received 4 titles and at the moment leads various charts together with the top-scorers.
Aside from the above reality, how a lot have you learnt in regards to the historical past of the continent’s stars within the competitors?
Details about African gamers within the Premier League.
- Peter Ndlovu was the primary African to play within the Premier League
- George Weah, who performed for Chelsea and Man Metropolis, went on to turn out to be Liberian President
- Riyad Mahrez has received the Premier League title with multiple membership
- Slimani and Mido each scored twice on their Premier League debuts
- Didier Drogba is the top-scoring African in Premier League historical past, with 104 targets
- The Ivorian has received probably the most Premier League titles, 4
- Kolo Toure has made extra Premier League appearances, 353, than every other African participant
- Yakubu is the one African to have scored 4 targets in a Premier League match on two events
- Didier Drogba is the main African for Premier League assists with 55
- Yakubu is the African participant with probably the most Premier League hat-tricks