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UEFA Champions league legends: Kuffour, Essien listed

Samuel Osei Kuffuor

Ghana’s Michael Essien and Sammy Osei Kuffour have made the list of most capped African players in the UEFA Champions League.

The two defenders ranked among the top 10 African footballers have been tagged as legends in the most lucrative European competition after making most appearances for their former Clubs.

Michael Essien

Essien, 32, was ranked third on the list after making 76 appearances in the UEFA Champions League for English giants Chelsea.

Kuffour, who is one of the celebrated Ghanaian footballers after a successful spell with German Club Bayern Munich was also ranked 4th after making 73 appearances in the European competition for the Bundesliga side.

Below are the top 10

1. Didier Drobga-94

2. Samuel Eto’o- 82

3. Michael Essien-76

4. Samuel Osei Kuffour-73

5. Emmanuel Eboue 72

6. Kolo Toure-68

7. Seydou Keita-65

8. Yaya Toure-64

9. Nwankwo Kanu-60

10. Solomon Kalou and Mikel Obi-58

Source: Ghana/

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