FULL LIST: Okocha, Kanu, Mikel make ‘EPL greatest Africa XI’



Austin Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and Mikel Obi have been named among the best African XI to play in the English Premier League (EPL).


The illustrious list of African football royalties was announced at an event in Lagos on Thursday.


The “Premier League greatest Africa XI” was powered by SuperSport TV and was decided by football fans across Africa.


Okocha, who spent four years at Bolton Wanderers, was the highest-ranking Nigerian on the list in fifth.


Mikel placed ninth on the list. The 36-year-old won two league titles, four FA Cups and one UEFA Champions League trophy during his 11 years at Chelsea.


Kanu was voted in 10th position for his exploits with Arsenal FC, where he won two league titles and FA Cup trophies. He was part of the Gunner legendary invisible squad that won the 2003/04 EPL title without a defeat.


Didier Drogba was named the best African player in the EPL, followed by Yaya Toure and Mohammed Salah who took the second and third spots, respectively.


Others on the list are Sadio Mane, Michael Essien, Riyad Mahrez, Edouard Mendy, Kolo Toure.



 Didier Drogba

Yaya Toure

Mohammed Salah

Sadio Mane

Jay Jay Okocha

Micheal Essien

Riyad Mahrez

Edouard Mendy

Mikel Obi

Kanu Nwankwo

Kolo Toure

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