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🏆 Top six most successful African footballers by trophies

African players have over the years shone for various teams across Europe while playing at the highest level.

The likes of Michael Essien, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o Yaya Toure, Nwankwo Kanu are household names in football, thanks to their achievements with various clubs. 

They managed to win a number of titles within that period, and we look at the top six players with the highest number of major trophies won. 

Samuel Eto'o- 18 Trophies

The most decorated African footballer ever. The former Cameroon star enjoyed a stellar career that took him from Spain to Italy, England, and Turkey, winning 18 major trophies in the process. He also starred for the Indomitable Lions, winning the Africa Cup of Nations title twice. 

🏆 🏆 🏆 Champions League

🏆🏆 🏆 LaLiga

🏆🏆 African Cup of Nations 

🏆 🏆 Copa del Rey

🏆 🏆 Super Copa

🏆🏆 Coppa Italia

🏆 Serie A

🏆 Super Coppa Italiana

🏆 FIFA Club World Cup

🏆 Olympic Gold Medal

🥇🥇🥇🥇 African Footballer of the year

Yaya Toure- 18 Trophies

Yaya Toure enjoyed a successful career playing at the top. His best years are arguably at Manchester City, but he tasted victory in different tournaments including the Champions League, Africa Cup of Nations and the LaLiga.

🏆🏆🏆 Premier League 

🏆🏆🏆 Football League Cup 

🏆🏆 La Liga 

🏆 Africa Cup of Nations

🏆 Copa del Rey 

🏆 Supercopa de España 

🏆 UEFA Champions League 

🏆 UEFA Super Cup 

🏆 FIFA Club World Cup 

🏆 FA Cup 

🏆 FA Community Shield 

🏆 Super League Greece 

🏆 Greek Cup 

Didier Drogba - 17 Trophies

The Chelsea legend is always mentioned in the same breath as Samuel Eto'o; one of the best strikers ever. He made a name for himself at Chelsea and is remembered for his time in the Premier League. He was also part of an Ivory Coast's golden generation that had the likes of the Toure brothers, Salomon Kalou, Gervinho, Didier Zokora, just to mention but a few. 

🏆🏆🏆🏆 Premier League 

🏆🏆🏆🏆 FA Cup 

🏆🏆🏆 League Cup

🏆🏆 FA Community Shield 

🏆 UEFA Champions League 

🏆 Süper Lig 

🏆 TFF Süper Kupa 

🏆 Türkiye Kupası 

Nwankwo Kanu - 16 trophies

A cult hero at Arsenal, the Nigerian remains one of the finest footballers ever to emerge from the continent. He has trophies to show for that as well, winning numerous titles in Netherlands, Italy, and England.

🏆🏆🏆 Eredivisie 

🏆🏆 Premier League 

🏆🏆🏆 FA Cup 

🏆 UEFA Champions League

🏆 UEFA Super Cup 

🏆 Intercontinental Cup 

🏆 UEFA Cup 

🏆 FA Community Shield 

🏆 FA Cup 

🏆 Afro-Asian Cup of Nations

🏆 Olympic Games

🏆 Community Shield

Obi Mikel - 12 trophies

Another Nigerian who made a name for himself in the Premier League with Chelsea. He spent 11 years at Stamford Bridge, winning almost all trophies including the Champions League. 

🏆 🏆 🏆 🏆 FA Cup 

🏆 🏆 Premier League 

🏆 🏆 League Cup 

🏆 FA Community Shield 

🏆 UEFA Champions League 

🏆 UEFA Europa League

🏆 Africa Cup of Nations

Michael Essien - 12 Trophies 

Arguably the best Ghanaian midfielder ever, the Bison, as he was popularly known was a force in Chelsea's midfield under Jose Mourinho. Just like other players to have played in the Premier League, he has titles to show for it. 

🏆🏆🏆 FA Cup

🏆 🏆  Premier League

🏆🏆 Ligue 1

🏆 🏆 Trophée des Champions

🏆 League Cup 

🏆 FA Community Shield 

🏆 UEFA Champions League 

Happy Africa Day to all these African legends.

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