Mfungaji Wa AFCON Wa Muda Wote

Mfungaji Wa AFCON Wa Muda Wote/African Cup of Nations leading goal scorers 1957-2022

This is a summary of the Mfungaji Wa AFCON Wa Muda Wote, accomplishments and statistics of the teams and athletes that have competed in the Confederation of African Football-sanctioned football competition known as the Africa Cup of Nations (CAF).

The first ever goal in the Africa Cup of Nations was scored by Raafat Attia in Egypt’s 2-1 victory over the hosts Sudan in the opening game of the inaugural competition on February 10, 1957.

The Cameroonian football player Samuel Etoo scored 18 goals over the history of the African Cup of Nations, making him the tournament’s all-time best goal scorer.

Following closely behind, Rasheed Yekini of Nigeria and Laurent Pokou of Côte d’Ivoire both managed 14 and 13 goals. Every two years, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is held, with the 2022 edition taking place in Cameroon.

In instance, Vincent Aboubakar, who now has nine goals overall, earned the golden boot for the 2022 tournament after scoring eight goals.

Ad-Diba became the first player to ever score a hat-trick in an Africa Cup of Nations game on February 16, 1957, when Egypt defeated Ethiopia 4-0. It was the last game of the first competition.

Ad-Diba scored five goals for Egypt in the 1957 Africa Cup of Nations, becoming the competition’s first-ever leading scorer.

Hossam Hassan, the oldest goal scorer, was 39 years and 174 days old when he scored for Egypt in a 4-1 victory over DR Congo on February 3, 2006.

The youngest goal scorer Shiva N’Zigou scored for Gabon against South Africa on January 23, 2000, in a 1-3 loss. He was 16 years and 93 days old.

Mfungaji Wa AFCON Wa Muda Wote

Serial No.Players NameCountryGoals
1Samuel Eto’oCameroon18
2Laurent PokouIvory Coast14
3Rashidi YekiniNigeria13
4Hassan El ShazlyEgypt12
5Patrick MbomaCameroon11
6Hossam HassanEgypt11
7Didier DrogbaIvory Coast11
8Ndaye MulambaDR Congo10
9Joel TiéhiIvory Coast10
10Kalusha BwalyaZambia10
11Mengistu WorkuEthiopia10
12Francileudo SantosTunisia10

Mfungaji Wa AFCON Wa Muda Wote

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