Soccer Players Famous Soccer Players from Ghana

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List of the best soccer players from Ghana. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Ghana, along with photos when available. This list of best Ghanaian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Ghanaian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Samuel Kyere and Patrick Allotey are only the beginning of the players on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Ghanaian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Ghanaian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Ghana in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Ghanaian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Forward Abdul Nafiu Idrissu is a Ghanaian football striker who currently plays for Asante Kotoko F.C..

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Abdul-Yakuni Iddi Forward, Midfielder Abdul-Yakuni Iddi is a Ghanaian footballer. He currently plays as an offensive midfielder for OH Leuven in Belgium, on loan from KV Mechelen.

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Midfielder Abedi Ayew, known professionally as Abedi Pele, is a retired Ghanaian footballer who served as captain of the Ghana national team. He is considered by many African football experts to be the ...more

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Midfielder Ababkuri Yahuza is a Ghanaian football player who currently plays for New Edubiase United.

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Midfielder Abubakari Yakubu is a Ghanaian retired professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

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Ahmed Barusso Midfielder Ahmed Apimah Barusso is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Serie A club Torino as a defensive midfielder.

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Akwasi Oduro Defender, Midfielder Akwasi Qwakeye Oduro is a Belgian defender of Ghanaian descent who plays with K.V. Turnhout.

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Akwety Mensah Midfielder Akwetey Mensah is a Ghanaian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder who currently plays for Egyptian club Wadi Degla.

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Midfielder Alexander Banor Tettey is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Norwich City. Tettey was born in Ghana, but moved to Norway when he was young. He has ...more

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Midfielder Alexander Nyarko is a former Ghanaian football player.

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Alex Tachie-Mensah Forward Alexander Tachie-Mensah is a former Ghanaian football striker and works currently as Head Coach of the Youth from FC Frauenfeld.

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Alfred Arthur Defender Alfred Arthur is a Ghanaian international football defender who plays for Berekum Chelsea.

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Ali Fuseini Midfielder Ali Fuseini is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Bromley as a defensive midfielder.

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Midfielder Anthony Gildas Kofi Annan is a Ghanaian international footballer, who currently plays as a central midfielder for 1860 Munich of the 2. Bundesliga.

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Anthony Mensah was a Ghanaian football goalkeeper.

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Anthony Obodai Midfielder Anthony Obodai is a Ghanaian international footballer who plays for Swedish club Ånge, as a midfielder.

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Arthur Moses Forward Arthur Moses is a former Ghanaian football player who is currently the owner and vice-president of Bechem Chelsea.

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Forward Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Al Ain of the UAE Pro-League and captains the Ghanaian national team. Gyan began his career in 2003 with Ghanaian ...more

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Forward Augustine Ahinful is a former Ghanaian football player who last played for Ankaragücü in Turkish Super Lig. In career he played for Borussia Dortmund in Germany, Grasshoppers in ...more

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Awudu Issaka Forward, Midfielder Awudu Issaka is a professional Ghanaian footballer player.

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Aziz Ansah Defender Aziz Ansah is a Ghanaian footballer who is currently a free agent after being released by Asante Kotoko.

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Forward Baffour Gyan is a Ghanaian footballer who is currently playing for Al-Nasr Benghazi of Libya as a striker.

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Midfielder Bennard Yao Kumordzi is a Ghanaian professional footballer, who currently plays for KRC Genk in Belgium and the Ghana national team as a midfielder. He previously played for IFK Norrköping ...more

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Bernard Aryee is a football player from Ghana, who was a member of the Men's National Team that won the bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

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Midfielder Charles Kwablan Akonnor is a former Ghanaian international footballer. He has played as a versatile midfielder, mostly in Germany. Currently he works as the coach.

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Forward, Midfielder Kweku Charles Bismark Taylor Asampong is a Ghanaian football striker who currently plays for Berekum Chelsea. He was often called tailor, after his uncle who was a tailor, he used to help his ...more

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Christian Gyan Defender Christian Attah Gyan is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Leonidas

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Christian Annan Forward Christian Kwesi Annan is a Ghanaian-born Hong Kong professional footballer who currently plays for Hong Kong First Division League side Kitchee as a striker. He joined Tai Po in 2006 and is ...more

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Defender Christian Saba is a Ghanaian former footballer who played as a central defender. One of the most lengthy tenures of any foreign player with a sole team, he was never able however to make it past ...more

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Defender Daniel Coleman is a Ghanaian football player.

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Defender Daniel Ola is a Ghanaian-Nigerian football defender, who currently plays in Italy for the Serie D side Fidelis Andria.

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Daniel Quaye Defender Daniel Quaye is a Ghanaian football defender.

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Derek Asamoah Forward, Midfielder Derek Asamoah is a Ghanaian professional footballer. He has previously played for clubs in England, France, Scotland, Bulgaria and South Korea. He currently plays for League Two side Carlisle ...more

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Derek Boateng Midfielder Derek Owusu Boateng is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club SD Eibar and the Ghana national team as a defensive midfielder. He's not in any way related to Kevin-Prince ...more

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Desmond N'Ze Defender Desmond N'Ze Kouassi known as Desmond N'Ze or just Desmond in Japan, is a naturalized Italian footballer of Ghanaian descent who plays as a defender and is currently a free agent after leaving ...more

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Forward Dominic Oduro is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer.

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Edmond N'Tiamoah Forward Edmond N'Tiamoah is a Ghanaian-French footballer who plays for SC Kriens in Switzerland.

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Forward Elvis Zark Hammond is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Kingstonian as a Striker.

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Emanuel Bentil Midfielder Emanuel Bentil is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Hollywood United Hitmen in the USL Premier Development League.

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Emmanuel Boakye Defender, Forward Emmanuel Kwame "Ymma" Agyeman Boakye is a Ghanaian-Dutch professional footballer who currently plays for Swedish club Åtvidabergs FF, having previously played for Dutch clubs ...more

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Emmanuel Duah is a Ghanaian retired professional footballer who played as a winger.

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Defender, Midfielder Emmanuel Osei is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Ashanti Gold SC as a defender.

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Forward, Midfielder Emmanuel Osei Kuffour is a Ghanaian retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Defender Emmanuel Addoquaye Pappoe is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Liberty Professionals F.C..

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Eric Addo Defender Eric Kpakpo Addo is a Ghanaian former footballer. Once heralded as a potential African great thanks to his combination of strength, pace and poise early on, Addo, a combative central defender ...more

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Defender Eric Akoto is a naturalized Togolese football defender. He is currently playing for Austria Klagenfurt.

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Frank Amankwah is a Ghanaian football player.

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Forward, Midfielder Fredua Koranteng "Freddy" Adu is an American soccer player who plays for Veikkausliiga club KuPS. Adu plays primarily as an attacking midfielder, but he is also used as a winger or ...more

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George Alhassan George Alhassan, nicknamed Jair referring to Jairzinho is a retired Ghanaian footballer. He is best known for his exploits in the 1982 Africa Cup of Nations which saw him lift the trophy for the ...more

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George Blay Defender George Blay is a former Ghanaian football player. Blay played a total of nine seasons in the Belgian First Division with Standard Liège, Y.R. K.V. Mechelen and La Louviére before ...more