The scouts looking for the next Didier Drogba

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In the last 20 years many African football players have become firm fixtures at most top European clubs.

With the Africa Cup of Nations taking place in South Africa, many talent hunters are there looking for the next African superstar.

The BBC's Alex South spoke to agent Mike Makkab, from South Africa's ProSport International, and scout Lutz Pfannenstiel, from German club TSG Hoffenheim.

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