Top 20 African Footballers of 2011

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Top 20 African Footballers of 2011

Pelé may have wrongly predicted an African nation would win a FIFA World Cup by 2000 but he wasn't wrong in foreshadowing the growth of African football.   

Omam-Biyik's bundled goal against then-reigning World Cup champions Argentina.

Papa Bouba Diop sending Fabien Barthez, his then-reigning World Cup champion teammates and the entire French nation into a state of melancholy.

Ghana's fairy tale run in South Africa. 

All this points to one conclusion—African football is on the rise. 

Here are the top 20 African footballers of 2011. 

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