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Africa’s Golden Boot: Ranking the continent’s top scorers this season

20:35 EAT 17/05/2021
Patson Daka, Mohamed Salah and Paul Onuachu.
As the season concludes, Goal analyses strikers who have been performing well for their respective teams

  • Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane - Liverpool

    Who are Africa's best strikers this season?

    The continent has consistently produced quality attackers and here is the list of those who have done remarkably well this season. 
  • Baghdad Bounedjah Algeria

    Baghdad Bounedjah - Al Sadd

    The attacker has had a decent season for the Qatari-based sports club. He has been consistent for the Boss and in Qatar Stars League, he has scored 21 goals in 19 matches while assisting six times. He has also made eight appearances in the AFC Champions League and scored two goals with three assists, taking his goal tally to 23. 
  • Youssef En-Nesyri Rennes Sevilla Champions League 08122020

    ​Youssef En-Nesyri - Sevilla

    The 23-year-old has contributed immensely to his team's good run in La Liga. In the 37 matches involved, the Atlas Lion has scored 18 goals, 14 more than what he achieved last season in 18 games. He has also scored six goals in eight Champions League matches to take his tally to 24 from 45 games.
  • Jean-Pierre Nsame - Young Boys

    Jean-Pierre Nsame - Young Boys

    The Indomitable Lion has had a relatively good season both in domestic and international assignments. He has so far made 39 appearances for his club in league and Europa league assignments. The Cameroonian has scored 25 goals in the process and provided eight assists in the Swiss top-tier. 

  • El Arabi Arsenal Olympiakos

    ​Youssef El Arabi - Olympiacos

    Another Moroccan in this list who has performed well. The 34-year-old has a total of 26 goals across all competitions for the Greek side. In league assignments, he has scored 22 goals in 33 matches, with six assists as well. He has four strikes from 11 European competition matches.
  • Mohamed Salah Liverpool 2020-21

    ​Mohamed Salah - Liverpool

    The Egypt captain has been consistent for the Reds. He has featured in 35 Premier League matches, scoring 22 goals in the process with four assists. He also managed six goals in the Champions League from 10 matches played.
  • Paul Onuachu

    ​Paul Onuachu - Genk

    The Super Eagle has been brilliant in the Belgian top-tier. The 36-year-old has scored 33 goals in 37 league assignments. He has further managed three assists. It was a massive improvement from last season when he scored nine goals in the 22 matches played with just a single assist.
  • Patson Daka Salzburg

    ​Patson Daka - Red Bull Salzburg

    The 22-year-old has been sensational for the Red Bulls this season and he's a hot-cake in the forthcoming transfer window. The Zambia international has 27 goals in as many league matches with four assists as well. In the six Austrian Cup matches, he scored five goals in six games. He also has two in the Champions League, taking his tally to 34.