Down Memory Lane: Top 10 Legends In The History Of Ghana Football
Posted On Tuesday, 8th October 2013
Ahead of Ghana’s World Cup playoffs against Egypt in Kumasi on October 15, Filgoal.com looks at the 10 players who have had a significant impact for the Black Stars.
Prior to the upcoming confrontation between the teams of Egypt and Ghana in the final qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, FilGoal.com displays an overview of the leading 10 players in the history of the opponent.
10 – Robert Mensah
Ranger’s first goal against Ghana in 1970, he was soon in the 1971 competition for the title of best player in Africa, but that his life ended in the same year of death stabbed during a fight in a bar.
Did not achieve the titles and championships with the Ghanaian team, but it is one of the finest goalkeepers who were born from Ghana during its history.
9 – Mohamed Polo
One of the most prominent players from Ghana throughout its history, especially large Bmsahtmh in Ttawaijhm won the African Cup of Nations 1978.
Won the award for best player in Ghana in 1975, and resolving fourth in the list of the best player in Africa in 1977.
8 – Opoku Nti
Ghanaian ball icon in the eighties, he led his country to win the African Cup of Nations in 1982 and was known as Zico due to his great skill.
Solution and summer in the list of the best players in Africa in 1983 after winning the title Mahmoud Khatib Egyptian legend.
7 – Ibrahim Abdul Razak
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Did not join Abdul Razzaq to Ghana since 2006, but its impact on the Black Stars can not be ignored.
6 – Ibrahim Sunday
The best player in Africa in 1971, arrived with the Black Stars to the final of the African Cup of Nations twice, but they lost though.
Sunday is one of the first African players who fought professional experience in Europe to join Werder Bremen.
5 - Kareem Abdul-Razzaq
The best player in Africa 1978, the most prominent factor in Ghana win their first African Cup of Nations in its history in 1965.
Abdul Razak knows in Ghana as the “golden boy”, and throughout his career scored 25 goals in 70 appearances for Ghana.
4 – Samuel Kuffour
Of the most prominent defenders of Africa throughout history, helped Ghana to qualify for the 2006 World Cup for the first time in its history.
For the former Bayern Munich player was of the candidates for the title of best player in the world in 2001, and was the second best player in Africa in 1999 and 2001 after the Nigerian Nwankwo Kanu and El Hadji Diouf of Senegal.
Kufuor is smaller abrade defender in the Champions League, as it is more African player in the tournament with 60 matches.
3 – Michael Essien
Midfield machine that does not subside, always remains one of the strongest defensive midfielders in the world even with the decline in its level a little bit.
Chelsea midfielder has had a prominent role in Ghana’s qualification for the 2006 World Cup, was nominated for the title of best player in the world three times throughout his career.
2 – Anthony Yeboah
Second scorer in Ghana’s history with 29 goals, form a bilateral with Abedi Pele offensive, breaking the Black Stars team during the era of the nineties.
Nominated to the title of best player in Africa four times, and finished ninth in the list of the best player in the world 1993.
1 – Abedi Pele
The only Ghanaian player who was selected in the list of the best 100 players in the history of football, and identified by the International Federation of Football.
Pele is the greatest player in the history of Ghana without the slightest doubt, won the title of best player in Africa in 1991, 1992 and 1993, and contributed to the coronation of Marseille in the Champions League 93.