All 27 African footballers who have won the UEFA Champions League

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A total of 27 African footballers have won the UEFA Champions League/European Cup since the competition was created.

 

Samuel Eto’o tops the list as the African player who has won the competition the most times. He has three titles to his name which he won two with FC Barcelona, and one with Inter Milan. Geremi Njitap and Seydou Keïta are the only other African players who have won the competition more than once, with the Cameroonian and Malian winning the competition two times each.

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List of African footballers who have won the UEFA Champions League

 

1. Bruce Grobbelaar 🇿🇼 (Liverpool – 1984)

2. Rabah Madjer🇩🇿 (Porto – 1987)

3. Abedi Pelé 🇬🇭 (Marseille – 1993)

4. Finidi George🇳🇬 (Ajax – 1995)

5. Nwankwo Kanu🇳🇬 (Ajax – 1995)

6. Ibrahim Tanko🇬🇭 (Borussia Dortmund – 1997)

7. Samuel Kuffour 🇬🇭 (Bayern Munich – 2001)

8. Geremi🇨🇲 (Real Madrid – 2000 & 2002)

9. Benni McCarthy 🇿🇦 (Porto – 2004)

10. Djimi Traoré🇲🇱 (Liverpool – 2005)

11. Samuel Eto’o🇨🇲 (Barcelona and Inter – 2006, 2009, & 2010)

12. Yaya Touré 🇨🇮 (Barcelona – 2009)

13. Seydou Keita🇲🇱 (Barcelona – 2009 & 2011)

14. Sulley Muntari 🇬🇭 (Inter – 2010)

15. McDonald Mariga🇰🇪 (Inter – 2010)

16. John Obi Mikel🇳🇬 (Chelsea – 2012)

17. Michael Essien🇬🇭 (Chelsea – 2012)

18. Salomon Kalou🇨🇮 (Chelsea – 2012)

19. Didier Drogba 🇨🇮 (Chelsea – 2012)

20 Achraf Hakimi 🇲🇦 (Real Madrid – 2018)

21. Mohamed Salah🇪🇬 (Liverpool – 2019)

22. Sadio Mane 🇸🇳 (Liverpool – 2019)

23. Joel Matip🇨🇲 (Liverpool – 2019)

24. Naby Keita🇬🇳 (Liverpool – 2019)

25. Édouard Mendy🇸🇳 (Chelsea – 2021)

26. Hakim Ziyech🇲🇦 (Chelsea – 2021)

27. Riyad Mahrez 🇩🇿(Manchester City – 2023)

 

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