Former Accra Hearts of Oak playmaker Emmanuel Osei Kufour has boasted he is the best player ever to have graced the Ghana Premier League (GPL).

Kuffour ( General) is among the players who had the privilege of winning the Ghana Premier League with both Kotoko and Hearts during his stint with the two Ghanaian giants.

Speaking to Ash FM, Osei Kufour said “I’m indeed the best player to have graced the local scene and that is a fact.

“It is obvious everyone knows this and I am proud of that achievement,” he stated.

The playmaker also recalled his time with Asante Kotoko.

“I enjoyed playing for Kotoko. Their song was inspirational and it motivated me to deliver,” he added.

The 44-year-old was a proven winner; he won 1 CAF Champions League title, 1 CAF Super Cup title and a CAF Confederation Cup title. On the local scene, he won 6 league titles (4 at Hearts of Oak and 2 at Asante Kotoko), 2 FA Cups, 1 Ghana Super Cup and a Guinness Gala Championship accolade.

He featured 31 times for Ghana and was a member of the Black Stars team at both the 2000 and 2002 Africa Cup of Nations and also featured in the 1996 Summer Olympics football tournament in Atlanta.

Kuffuor played FC Anzhi Makhachkala, Tractor Sazi; Ashantigold SC, Asante Kotoko SC, Power FC, Al- Ittihad Tripoli and a return to Ebusua Dwarfs followed before hanging his boots.

He is currently in the United States of America.