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Peter Ndlovu Says "Yaya Toure Was A Complete Player & Best African Export"

Peter Ndlovu Says

Former Coventry City star Peter Ndlovu has said former Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, is so far the best African export to the English Premier League (EPL).

The retired Zimbabwe international striker rates the ex-Ivory Cast midfielder ahead of the likes of Didier Drogba (Chelsea), Tony Yeboah (Leeds United), Asamoah Gyan (Sunderland), Andre Ayew (Swansea and West Ham). Ndlovu told BBC:

Yaya Toure represented Africa with pride. He was an all-rounder. What I liked about him was he could score, head, dribble and do everything. He was a complete player.

What I like about all the 300 that have come after me, you can say they’ve even added value and represented the continent very well.

Peter Ndlovu, a former Warriors captain, was the first African player to play in the EPL.

He says standards have gone up compared to the time when he started and the large number of African players playing in the Premier League, as well as all over the other leagues, shows that Africa is the provider of some of the best players in the world.

Bulawayo-born Ndlovu spent more than a decade in English football, first forming a dangerous partnership with Micky Quinn and staying at Coventry until a £1.6m move to second-tier Birmingham City in 1997.

He also played at Huddersfield Town, on loan, and Sheffield United, while representing Zimbabwe’s national team for 16 years – which included appearances at two Africa Cup of Nations finals.

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18 Comments

Cmo 4 weeks ago

Yaya Toure chbaba nanhas


Muthwa....... 4 weeks ago

Gatsheni,Boya benyathi ......We are proud of what you have done for our country Peter.


bhuru 4 weeks ago

kana iwewe pita uri zi true hero and African legend along 👊👊👊👏👏👏....l love you flying elephant(nsukuzonke)


DR WILLIAM SONBOY CHINEMBIRI 4 weeks ago

Haiwawo the greatest player was Alhadji deiof not sikuzonke nonsense.


@bhuru 4 weeks ago

tirikutya kutukwa zvinyadzi.

bhuru 4 weeks ago

idaio vekwenyu,,,,basa kurumbidza vakadzi vevamwe ko wako

Farbish 4 weeks ago

Bigaz to Peter Andhlovu & the Dream team.


Murungu 4 weeks ago

Bruce was one of the great ones, actually the greatest goalkeeper to come out of Africa.


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... 4 weeks ago

Peter ndlovu overated for nothing.


Oppo 4 weeks ago

KO Moses Chunga akandapira chele wani


Zimcitizen 4 weeks ago

@greenworld wave kuti bhowa se zanu pee efu


j j okocha 4 weeks ago

ko ini nhaiwe petirosi


nyonosi 4 weeks ago

benjan chibaaaa


4 weeks ago

Pana Peter hazvidi godo aitogona bhora


matare 4 weeks ago

Chelsea sack TT after leading the team to a catastrophic win of UEFA, SUPER CUP and CLUB WORLD CUP


jojola 4 weeks ago

maybe he forgot that Austin Okoocha played on the Epl


football fan 3 weeks ago

ini gegege nemanhedhe dhiiii,bhora muno rafa🤣🤣🤣🤣



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