African nations with the most footballers in the Premier League

By Michael Duah
African nations with the most footballers in the Premier League
African nations with the most footballers in the Premier League

PrimeNewsGhana has looked at the African countries with the most footballers plying their trade in the English Premier League, with Senegal, Nigeria, and Cote D'Ivoire taking the top three.

The English Premier League is in many ways the best in the world, and according to leading German transfers website, Africa delightfully has 42 players in this league.

West Africa’s Senegal, Nigeria and Ivory Coast lead the pack, with North African playing their good part to inspire and make the continent proud.

Players by nation:

  • Senegal: 6
  • Nigeria: 5
  • Côte d'Ivoire/ Ivory Coast: 5
  • Ghana: 4
  • Gabon: 3
  • Cameroon: 3
  • DR Congo: 3
  • Guinea: 2
  • Egypt: 2
  • Algeria: 2
  • Mali: 2
  • Togo: 1
  • Kenya: 1
  • Equatorial Guinea: 1
  • Morocco: 1
  • Benin: 1

Read also: Top 10 African players of 2018

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