Vote for the African Premier League player who has been the best ambassador for Africa here.. The winner will be declared on the 30th of November 2009
Drogba for example. He signed a new advertising contract with Pepsi and pledged the entire £3m he earned from the deal to the setting-up of a hospital and orphanage in Ivory Coast. Niall Quinn, the Sunderland chairman who famously donated his testimonial money to charity, described Drogba’s decision as ‘sheer class’ and one that would ‘help counter the belief that the Premier League is packed full of mercenaries’.
More on that story and other players representing Africa here…
Some of the other nominees are Adebayor,Essien,Kalou,Song etc..