Africans Marking Football Around The Globe

Besides gracing the tracks with incredible performances, many African players have become popular among Betway soccer punters for their incredible performances. As a result, lots of African players are making headlines in the football arena. Below is a list of some of the notable African players who have impacted international football.

Riyad Mahrez

The football player comes from Algeria. According to the club spokesperson, the player tested positive for the coronavirus. The player was asymptomatic and went on self-isolation.

The twenty-nine-year-old and the 2016 best African player titleholder was scheduled to begin the premier league season, which started on September 21st. It is still unclear how the player contracted the virus and whether he was able to play.

Ansu Fati

The football player was born in Guinea Bissau. Ansu broke the ninety-five years old record after only three hundred and eleven days.  Fati became the youngest goal scorer of the Spanish national team at seventeen years of age.

He made history in the winning 4-0 match against Ukraine in the UEFA nation’s league. After becoming the youngest goalscorer in the Spanish Liga last season and the youngest ever player to score a goal in the European champions league, he is viewed as the next Messi.

Cedric Bakambu

A 29-year-old Congolese striker, Cedric Bakambu continues to shine in China, with his best record being four goals in a single match. Bakambu recorded his 10th goal this season in Beijing Guoan’s victory against Qingdao Huanghai late last month. The forward managed to get a starting role at the Kunshan Sports center, and he managed to make the most out of it.


John Obi Mikel

Despite his incredible performance for the Bluez, John Obi Mikel has received a lot of criticism throughout his career. Obi contributed significantly to his Nigerian national team to triumph in the African cup of nations. That makes him among the best players to wager on when betting on individual players.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The football striker was born in Gabon. He had a remarkable season in 2012-13. The striker turned down a move to Tottenham Hotspur to improve as a player at Saint Etienne.

Aubamayeng plays as a forward as is currently the captain of the premier league side arsenal. Auba is one of the finest strikers in the world. He is known for his pace, finishing, and off-ball movements.

Aubamayang made his debut for the Gabon national team in 2009 at the age of nineteen.  He is the highest all-time goal scorer, having registered twenty-five goals in the sixty-three games he has played for the national team.

In 2015, he received the award for the best footballer of the year, becoming the first player from Gabon to receive such an honor. The second European player was born after Frederic Kanoutre.

Jean Everard Kouassi

The Ivorian footballer plays as a winger in the Chinese super league side Wuhan Zall. Jean was among the squad that represented Ivory Coast in the under seventeen team. Kouassi began his football career with a local club on the Ivory Coast. After that, he moved to the Croatian team Hajduk in January 2013. In January 2017, Kouassi moved to the league on one side of Wuhan Zall, where he is currently.


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