Ex-Super Green Eagles skipper Okocha names Tony Yeboah as Ghana's best player of all-time

The Nigerian legend believes his former Frankfort teammate is Ghana's all-time best player.

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Austin Okocha has rated Anthony Yeboah as the greatest Ghanaian footballer of all-time.

Tony Yeboah, who was the first African to win the Bundesliga topscorer, played alongside Austin Okocha during their days at Frankfurt in the 1990's.

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Okocha is in Ghana for a Bundesliga legends tour being sponsored by pay-TV operators StarTimes to help increase viewership of the German league.

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And speaking at a press conference organized as part of a series of programmes by StarTimes, the former Nigeria international heaped praises on Tony Yeboah saying he is the best footballer Ghana has ever produced.

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“I will say my best Ghanaian football of all-time will be Tony Yeboah, Tony was a great guy,” he said.

“I have played with lots of players but Tony was exceptional, he always do a magic even when there is no hope.

“With Tony in the team you are assured of a goal in every match, he will just pop up out of nothing and get you a goal. So I will say Tony Yeboah.”

Tony Yeboah made 123 appearances for Frankfurt and scored 68 goals in the process.

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