The previous Senegal global has appraised the Super Eagles legend exceptionally and moans about his inability to secure individual awards
Previous Liverpool and Bolton Wanderers forward El Hadji Diouf has named Jay-Jay Okocha as the most skilled African footballer while picking Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba as the best players from the landmass.
Okocha was prestigious for his spilling capacities, particularly his aptitudes in the utilization of step-overs, be that as it may, the midfielder neglected to secure the Africa Player of the Year or any top individual honor during his playing years.
Diouf, who was a previous colleague of the Super Eagles legend at Bolton, conceded he has never considered a to be as skilled as the midfielder since he was conceived.
The Ex-Senegal global additionally explained the remark he made as of late where he asserted he was the best striker from the mainland, which has created banter recently.
Diouf clarifies the best players in the most recent decade are four-time African Player of the Year, Cameroon legend Eto’o and previous Ivory Coast star Drogba.
“At the point when I said that I am the most skilled I didn’t state that I was the best. I communicated in French. The most gifted doesn’t mean the best,” Diouf told RSI, according to Press-Sport.
“The two best African players of this decade are Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba however then again the most gifted one can’t state that it is Diouf, It is incomprehensible.
“The most gifted African football since I was conceived is Okocha. He’s the most capable player I’ve at any point seen, yet he didn’t win a trophy, he didn’t win a gold ball.”
Diouf delighted in progress during his playing years and won various individual prizes, including the African Player of the Year grant in 2001 and 2002.
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The 39-year-old forward additionally secured the Scottish Premiership title and Cup trophy with Rangers and the League Cup diadem with Liverpool.
His courageous presentations pushed Senegal to the quarter-finals of the 2002 World Cup and helped the Teranga Lions finish as sprinter up at the Africa Cup of Nations that equivalent year.
Diouf highlighted for Sochaux, Rennes, Lens, Liverpool, Bolton, Sunderland, Blackburn Rovers, Doncaster Rovers, Leeds United and Sabah FA before his retirement from proficient football.