Ghana has a rich history of producing world-class football players, many of whom have gone on to play for top teams across Europe. In this article, we’ll be counting down the top 10 Ghanaian football players currently playing for big teams. Starting at number one is Mohammed Kudus.
1. Mohammed Kudus – Ajax Amsterdam
Mohammed Kudus is a 20-year-old Ghanaian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch Eredivisie. Kudus joined Ajax from FC Nordsjaelland in Denmark in the summer of 2020 and has quickly established himself as one of the most promising young players in the league. With his exceptional dribbling skills, technique, and vision, Kudus has helped Ajax maintain its position as one of the top teams in the Netherlands.
2. Thomas Partey – Arsenal FC
Thomas Partey is a 27-year-old Ghanaian midfielder who currently plays for Arsenal in the English Premier League. Partey joined Arsenal from Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2020 and has quickly become a key player in the team. With his physicality, defensive abilities, and passing range, Partey is regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in the league.
3. Andre Ayew – Al Sadd SC
Andre Ayew is a 31-year-old Ghanaian forward who currently plays for Al Sadd SC in the Qatari Stars League. Ayew has had a successful career, having played for several big teams across Europe including Marseille, Swansea City, and West Ham United. With his pace, dribbling skills, and goal-scoring abilities, Ayew is a valuable addition to any team.
4. Jordan Ayew – Crystal Palace FC
Jordan Ayew is a 29-year-old Ghanaian forward who currently plays for Crystal Palace in the English Premier League. Ayew joined Palace from Swansea City in the summer of 2019 and has since established himself as a reliable goal-scorer for the team. With his speed, agility, and technical abilities, Ayew is a difficult player to defend against.
5. Baba Rahman – Chelsea FC
Baba Rahman is a 26-year-old Ghanaian defender who currently plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League. Rahman joined Chelsea in 2015 but has since been loaned out to several different clubs including Schalke 04 and Real Mallorca. With his pace, defensive abilities, and attacking prowess, Rahman is a versatile player who can play as a left-back or left-winger.
6. Joseph Aidoo – RC Celta de Vigo
Joseph Aidoo is a 25-year-old Ghanaian defender who currently plays for RC Celta de Vigo in the Spanish La Liga. Aidoo joined Celta Vigo from KRC Genk in 2019 and has since become a key player in the team. With his aerial ability, physicality, and passing range, Aidoo is a reliable defender who can also contribute to the attack.
7. Emmanuel Boateng – Dalian Professional FC
Emmanuel Boateng is a 24-year-old Ghanaian forward who currently plays for Dalian Professional FC in the Chinese Super League. Boateng has had a successful career in China, having scored several goals for his team. With his speed, dribbling skills, and goal-scoring abilities, Boateng is a player to watch out for in the future.
8. Mubarak Wakaso – Shenzhen FC
Mubarak Wakaso is a 30-year-old Ghanaian midfielder who currently plays for Shenzhen FC in the Chinese Super League. Wakaso has had a successful career, having played for several big teams across Europe including Espanyol, Villarreal, and Las Palmas
9. Daniel Amartey – Leicester City
Daniel Amartey is a Ghanaian defender who currently plays for Leicester City in the English Premier League. He began his professional career in Ghana with Inter Allies before moving to Denmark to join FC Copenhagen. Amartey established himself as a key player for FC Copenhagen before moving to Leicester City in 2016. He has been a regular for the Ghana national team, having made 40 appearances since his debut in 2015.
10. John Boye – FC Metz
John Boye is a Ghanaian defender who currently plays for FC Metz in the French Ligue He began his professional career in Ghana with Heart of Lions before moving to Turkey to join Rizespor. Boye established himself as a solid defender in Turkey before moving to France to join FC Metz in 2019. He has also been a regular for the Ghana national team, having made 67 appearances since his debut in 2008.