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Meet the first Ghanaian to win the African best footballer of the year.

I abjectly welcome you all to my page, the only page with interesting stories, jokes, and other histories. Today's article is all about a Ghanaian footballer who happens to be the first to win the African best football of the year and also the first-ever African footballer to emerge In the Bundesliga. Let's set the ball rolling.

Ibrahim Sunday was a Ghanaian footballer who was born in Koforidua, the Eastern Region of Ghana. Sunday started his career playing for local club Kumasi Asante Kotoko, of which he became the captain. In 1970, he and his club won the African Cup of Champions, a predecessor of the CAF Champions League, the International title obtained by the club. A midfielder, he played the majority of his career for Ghanaian Club Asante Kotoko and was also a member of the Ghana national team, participating in two Africa Nations Cup tournaments.

In 1971, he won the African footballer of the year award. In 1975, Sunday moved to Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga, wherein two seasons he barely had any playing time, appearing in only one league match against Rot-Weird Essen in December 1976. This, however, made him the first-ever African footballer to appear in the Bundesliga.

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