Champions League: 6 African players to feature in European final

Champions League: 6 African players to feature in European final

Africa can proudly celebrate her sons dominating the European scene in a major way as the success of top English clubs would not have been possible without their contributions.

The All-English Champions League final will be contested by Liverpool and Tottenham and six African stars will be in action in the final to be played in Madrid on June 1.

No matter who lifts the cup with big ears, Africa will remain victorious through her sons who have conquered European club football.

And aside from those who are African by nationality, there are players who may play for countries outside the continent but still have African roots like Belgian-born Kenyan Divock Origi.

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Here are the six African players who will both see in Madrid and later on in the Africa Cup of Nations representing their home countries in June.

6. Naby Keita - Liverpool and Guinea

5. Joel Matip - Liverpool and Cameroon

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4. Serge Aurier - Tottenham and Cote D'ivoire

3. Sadio Mane - Liverpool and Senegal

2. Mohamed Salah - Liverpool and Egypt

1. Victor Wanyama - Tottenham and Kenya

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had early reported that Arsenal forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, hailed both Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah after the three emerged joint-top Premier League scorers.

The three Premier League players were tied on 22 goals at the end of the 2018/19 season, thus sharing the Golden Boot award.

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