The African Cup of Nations is the biggest team trophy that any football country can win in Africa. At the same time, the African Footballer of the Year is the most prestigious individual trophy that any African footballer can win. Legends like Rashidi Yekini, Didier Drogba, Eto’o, Yaya Toure, Victor Ikpeba, Kanu Nwankwo, and the likes have all been named best footballers in Africa at one point or the other.
1. Samuel Eto'o (18 goals). He was named top scorer in 2005 and 2006. One of the best players to have ever played in this tournament. He took part in six editions of The Tournament. The Indomitable Lions forward is a good finisher and won AFCON in 2000 and 2002.
Asamoah Gyan and other iconic players from Africa have really created much memories in world cup football but here I think he is left out. African countries has really generated great moments in world cup history. That's why we took our time to look at these top moments created by some of our legends in football. Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa recall Cameroon's Roger Milla, who scored four objectives for Cameroon at the 1990 World Cup at the age 38. Rashidi Yekini's objective was one of the most suffering