Senegal: Benjamin Mendy (France) Thomas Lemar (France)
Nigeria: Manuel akanji (Switzerland) Delle Ali (England)
Cote d’Ivoire: Johan Djourou (Switzerland)
Sierra Leone: Antonio Rudiger (Germany)
Ghana: Jerome Boateng (Germany) Danny welbeck (England)
Little Facts: From the above statistic of the Footballers of African descent, it can be seen that;
– France has the highest number of players of African origine (13), followed by Belgium and Switzerland with eight and seven players respectively. – Democratic Republic of Congo has the most number of players in the diaspora at the World Cup being 9 in number. – All the countries that have players of African descent in the world cup are from Europe. – La Francophonie countries have the most players of arican descent in their national teams in the world cup [Majority of the players are also of La Francophonie African descent] – So far, most of the players are defenders. – There are just two keepers among the players (Yvon Mvogo CMR/SWISS, and Steve Mandanda DRC/FRA). – Belgium has majority of players originating from a common country (Being that most of the Africans in Belgium are of Congelese descent) – DR Congo as well has a majority of players playing for a common team (most of their players play for Belgium as well).