Essien,2015 most influential Ghanaian player

Sports News of Wednesday, 13 January 2016


Michael Essien Panathinaikos1Ghana international Michael Essien

Ghana international Michael Essien has been ranked the most influential footballer in the 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings.

The Panathinaikos midfielder beat the likes of Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah, and Kevin-Prince Boateng in the ranking.

Conducted by CliqAfrica, a digital agency in Accra, Ghana, the company said Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, which are notably used by these personalities were utilised in analysing social media engagements, post reaches, and mentions.

Essien has been an active user of his social media pages in supporting various humanitarian campaigns for Africa and in other parts of the world.

Below is the ranking for the Most Influential Footballers on social media in 2015:

Michael Essien

Kwadwo Asamoah

Kevin Prince -Boateng

Asamoah Gyan

Jonathan Mensah

Christian Atsu

Sulley Ali Muntari

Andre Ayew

Samuel Inkoom

Rabiu Mohammed