Top 10 footballers in African history


France Football, the publication that awards the prestigious Ballon d'Or title, has revealed their top 10 African footballers of all time.

Ahead of AFCON 2019, a list has been compiled of the 'best players in the history of Africa' which featured several legendary figures from the continent.
Scroll the the gallery above to view France Football's top 10 African footballers of all-time
In the list the likes of former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who won 17 major titles over a distinguished career was included.
Four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto'o also features alongside the father of current Ghana captain Andre Ayew within the top 10 rankings.
The esteemed magazine selected an overall list of 30 African football greats to be voted for by 42 renowned journalists, who selected notable names of the modern era.
Michael Essien, Yaya Toure, Emmanuel Adebayor, Seydou Keita and Mohamed Abou-Trika were also selected but failed to break into the top 10.