Retired Ghanaian football legend Abedi Ayew Pele! is a year older today! Join us in wishing Abedi Pele God’s richest blessings on his birthday and every day. 

Famous retired Ghanaian footballer, Abedi Ayew Pele, who served as captain of the Ghana National Team was born on 5th november, 1964…

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Legend Abedi Ayew Pele!



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African Celebrities Who Inspire Us: The Pele Family are on top of our Fathers and Sons in football List!

Abedi Ayew, popularly known as Abedi Pele is a Ghanaian retired footballer who played for most part of his career as an attacking midfielder and captain of the Black Stars.

Legend Abedi Ayew Pele!

He was one of the best footballers during his time and is still regarded as one of the greatest African footballers of all time.

Abedi Pele’s hard work and talents was recruited by many European clubs such as Marseille, Lille, Lyon, Zurich, Torino among others.

In addition to the above, he is one of the Africa’s most decorated footballers ever, winning the African Footballer of The Year on three occasions.

He earned himself a top placing in voting at the 1991 and 1992 FIFA World Player of the Year.




He is blessed as many Ghanaian would say, breathes football and definitely must have birthed football.

Sure he did as all his three sons grew up to become world renowned footballers.

The Ayew brothers played a patriotic part to their nation by representing Ghana national team and all the 3 made remarkable contributions to their country.

Currently, Rahim Ayew, André Ayew and Jordan Ayew are playing in top clubs in Europe and are all making remarkable impacts to their respective clubs.

Rahim Ayew
Rahim Ayew



At a point in time, Andre and Jordan were playing for the same club Swansea City F.C before Jordan’s loan at the Crystal Palace F.C.


Andre Ayew
André Ayew


Jordan Ayew
Jordan Ayew

Abedi Pele gave birth to attackers and scorers,  However, Rahim Ayew’s talent in the middle of the pitch, shielding the defenders.

The Ayew Brothers have won numerous silverwares and are still making huge impact in the football industry

The Ayew Family Are Huge Inspiration To The World

Photo Credit: Ibrahim Ayew|André Ayew | Jordan Ayew|

Source: Ghana News| First hand info

Happy Birthday to retired Ghanaian football legend Abedi Ayew Pele!  Join us in wishing Abedi Pele God’s richest blessings on his birthday and every day. 

Famous retired Ghanaian footballer, Abedi Ayew Pele, who served as captain of the Ghana National Team was born on 5th november, 1964. He was professionally known as Abedi Pele. During his young age,he played football barefooted for fun. He attended Dome Anglican Primary school where he also played for them. As a young boy, he signed with a local club known as the Great Falcons to play for them. He moved on to play for other football clubs, Al Sadd, FC Mulhouse, Real Tamale United …


 As a teenager, Pele represented Ghana at the international level by playing for Ghana in the 1982 African Cup of Nations. He has since represented Ghana at the international level until the late 1990’s when he retired from international football. He was the captain of the Ghana National Football Team from 1992-1998, he holds the record for most appearances at the African Cup Of Nations. He is one of the most respected African player,and has won honors and awards both in Africa and international.

Abedi Pele has 4 children, Ibrahim, Andre, Jordan and Imani Ayew. His three sons have also become professional footballers and are internationals for Ghana. Ibrahim and Andre were selected for the 2010 Fifa world cup. Andre and Jordan also played at the 2014 Fifa world cup. Currently, Andre and Jordan are players for Ghana Black Stars.

 Abedi Pele is married to Maha Ayew and he is the brother of Kwame and Sola Ayew, ex hearts of oak and Black meteors players.


Credit: André Ayew Pelé/Jordan Ayew

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The list of 100 Most Influential Ghanaians has been released. The list shown consists of 100 powerful Ghanaians who have influenced Ghana positively, they include: Former President John Kuffour, Kofi Annan, Dr. Ekwow Spio –Gabrah, Gifty Anti, Pastor Mensa Otabil, Asamoah Gyan, Patrick Awuah, Shirley Frimpong Manso, Lydia Forson, Abedi Ayew Pele… checkout the full list below. Join us in wishing them HUGE congrats!

100 Most Influential Ghanaians.

They will be Ghana’s awarded at the June 30 ceremony in Accra.

Who’s your favourite most Influential Ghanaian below?

 1.    Pastor Mensah Otabil

 2.    Patrick Awuah

 3.    Anas Aremeyaw Anas

 4.  Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo

 5.    J.A Kuffour

 6.    Mike Nyinaku

 7.    Bright Simons

 8.    Dr.Mahamud Bawumia

 9.    Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom

 10. Ace Ankomah

 11. Rev. Father Cambell

 12. Manasseh Azure

 13. Dr. Kwabena Adjei

 14. President John Dramani Mahama

 15. COP John Kudalor

 16. Prince Kofi Amoabeng

 17. Osei Kwame Despite

 18. Gifty Anti

 19. Kofi Annan

 20. Bishop Charles Agyin Asare

 21. Edward Effah

 22. Jerry John Rawlings

 23. Her Ladyship Georgina Wood

 24. Dr Kwabena Duffuor

 25. Michael Owusu Addo (Sarkodie )

 26. Herman Chinery Hesse

 27. Otumfour Osei Tutu Ii

 28. Bernard Avle

 29. Sheik Osman Shaributu

 30. Kwasi Twum

 31. Bishop Charles Palmer Buckle

 32. Rev. Eastwood Anaba

 33. Bishop Dag Heward Mills

 34. Ebo Whyte

 35. Albert Ocran

 36. Ivor Greenstreet

 37. Ernest Bediako Sampong

 38. Apostle Dr. Ing Kwadwo Safo

 39. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

 40. Alhassan Andani

 41. Joyce Ababio

 42. Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panyin

 43. Dr. Sam Jonah

 44. Asamoah Gyan

 45. Kwaku Baako

 46. Abraham Attah

 47. Kwame Sefa Kai

 48. Togbe Afede XIV

 49. Andre Dede Ayew

 50. Dr. Ibn Chambas

 51. Emmanuel Andrews Samini (Samini)

 52. Kwaku Sakyi Addo

 53. Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings

 54. Livingstone Etse Satekla (Stonebowy)

 55. Kenneth Ashigbey

 56. Dr. Oko Nikoi Dzani

 57. Theresa Oppong Beeko

 58. Lucy Quist

 59. Esther Cobbah

 60. Ken Ofori Atta

 61. Nathaniel Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray)

 62. Shirley Frimpong Manso

 63. Samia Nkrumah

 64. Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi

 65. Kweku Sintim Misa

 66. Dr. Ekwow Spio –Gabrah

 67. Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr (Shatta Wale)

 68. Mawuena Trebah

 69. Michael Agyekum Addo

 70. Lydia Forson

 71. Edward Doe Adjaho

 72. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuiye

 73. Dr Edward Mahama

 74. Stephen Appiah

 75. Archbishop Duncan Williams

 76. Lordina Mahama

 77. Tony Oteng Gyasi

 78. Dcop Kofi Boakye

 79. Azumah Nelson

 80. Dr Kwesi Aning

 81. Prof Akosua Adomako

 82. Abedi  Ayew Pele

 83. Abrantie Amakye Dede

 84. Ronald Kweku Dei Appiah (Bisa Kdei)

 85. Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih

 86. Kojo Yankson

 87. Bishop Emmanuel Asante

 88. Bishop Gideon Yoofi Titi Ofei

 89. Egbert Faibille

 90. Ameyaw Debrah

 91. Deloris Frimpong Manso

 92. Nana Prof. John S Nabila

 93. Charles Kwadwo Fosu (Daddy Lumba)

 94. Yvonne Nelson

 95. Apostle Dr.Opoku Onyinah

 96. Alhaji Adamu Iddrisu

 97. Nana Susubiribi Krobea Asante

 98. Kwame Achampong Kyei

 99. Derrydean Dadzie

 100. Awulae Attibrukusu  III

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