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Famous Soccer Players from Ghana

Updated June 14, 2019 75.9k views492 items

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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    Abdul Nafiu Idrissu (born June 12, 1991 in Tamale) is a Ghanaian football striker who currently plays for SM Sanga Balende....  more
  • 2
    Forward, Midfielder
    Abdul-Yakuni Iddi (born 25 June 1986 in Salaga) is a Ghanaian footballer. He currently plays as an offensive midfielder for Malderen in the Belgian provincial leagues....  more
  • 3
    Midfielder
    Abedi Ayew ( ə-BAY-dee ə-YOO; born 5 November 1964), known professionally as Abedi Pele, is a Ghanaian former footballer who played as an attacking midfielder and who served as captain of the Ghana...  more
  • 4
    Ababkuri Yahuza (born 8 August 1983 in Sekondi-Takoradi) is a Ghanaian football player who currently plays for New Edubiase United....  more
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    Abubakari Yakubu (13 December 1981 – 31 October 2017) was a Ghanaian footballer who played mainly as a defensive midfielder but also as a defender....  more
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    Midfielder
    Ahmed Apimah Barusso (born 26 December 1984) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder ....  more
  • 7
    Defender, Midfielder
    Akwasi Qwakeye Oduro (8 February 1987 in Cologne) is a Belgian defender of Ghanaian descent who plays with KVK Beringen....  more
  • 8
    Midfielder
    Akwetey Mensah (born April 15, 1983) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Al-Sinaat Al-Kahrabaiya in the Iraqi Premier League....  more
  • 9
    Alexander Banor Tettey (born 4 April 1986) is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Norwich City. Tettey was born in Ghana, but moved to Norway...  more
  • 10
    Midfielder
    Alexander Nyarko (born 15 October 1973) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder....  more
  • 11
    Alexander Tachie-Mensah (born 15 February 1977 in Accra) is a former Ghanaian football striker and works currently as Head Coach of the Youth from FC Frauenfeld....  more
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    Alfred Arthur (born 25 December 1986) is a Ghanaian international football defender....  more
  • 13
    Midfielder
    Ali Fuseini (born 7 December 1988) is a Ghanaian semi-professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for VCD Athletic....  more
  • 14
    Midfielder
    Anthony Gildas Kofi Annan (born 21 July 1986) is a Ghanaian international footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Inter Turku....  more
  • 15
    Anthony Mensah (born 31 October 1972 in Kumasi) was a Ghanaian football goalkeeper....  more
  • 16
    Midfielder
    Anthony Obodai (born 6 August 1982) is a Ghanaian international footballer who plays as a midfielder....  more
  • 17
    Arthur Moses (born 3 March 1973 in Accra) is a former Ghanaian football player who is currently the owner and vice-president of Bechem Chelsea....  more
  • 18
    Asamoah Gyan ( ass-ə-MOH-ə JAHN; born 22 November 1985) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who last played as a striker for Kayserispor and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team. He...  more
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    Augustine Arhinful, sometimes spelled Ahinful (born 30 November 1974, in Accra) is a former Ghanaian football (soccer) player who last played for Ankaragücü in Turkish Super Lig.In career he played...  more
  • 20
    Forward, Midfielder
    Awudu Issaka (born 26 June 1979) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder....  more
  • 21
    Defender
    Aziz Ansah (born October 7, 1980 in Ghana) is a former Ghanaian footballer....  more
  • 22
    Baffour Gyan (born 2 July 1980 in Accra) is a retired Ghanaian footballer who played as a striker....  more
  • 23
    Bennard Yao Kumordzi (born 21 March 1985) is a Ghanaian professional footballer, who currently plays for KV Kortrijk in Belgium and the Ghana national team as a midfielder. He previously played for...  more
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    Bernard Aryee (born 23 April 1973) 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....  more
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    Midfielder
    Charles Kwablan Akunnor (born 12 March 1974 in Accra) is a former Ghanaian international footballer. He has played as a versatile midfielder, mostly in Germany. He is currently the head coach of...  more