Africa Cup of Nations top scorers

Ahram Online , Monday 7 Feb 2022

Top scorers of each of the Africa Cup of Nations since 1957

List of leading scorers at African Nations Cup finals tournaments:

1957- Ad El Diba (Egypt) 5 goals.

1959- Mahmoud Al Gohari (Egypt) 3 goals.

1962-  Mohamed Al Badawi (Egypt) and Worku Mengistu (Ethiopia) 3 goals.

1963- Ahmed Al Chazli (Egypt) 6 goals.

1965- Abbrey Osei Kofi (Ghana) and Eustace Mangli (Ivory Coast) 3 goals.

1968- Laurent Pokou (Ivory Coast) 6 goals.

1970- Laurent Pokou (Ivory Coast) 8 goals.

1972- Salif Keita (Mali), 5 goals.

1974- Mulamba Ndaye (Zaire) 9 goals.

1976- William Njo Lea (Guinea) 4 goals.

1978- Phillip Omondi (Uganda) 4 goals.

1980- Segun Odegbami (Nigeria) 3 goals.

1982- George Al Hassan (Ghana) 4 goals.

1984- Taher Abou Zeid (Egypt) 4 goals.

1986- Roger Milla (Cameroon), Abdoulaye Traore (Ivory Coast) 4 goals.

1988- Lakhdar Belloumi (Algeria), Roger Milla (Cameroon), Gamal Abdelhamid (Egypt) and Abdoulaye Traore (Ivory Coast) 4 goals.

1990- Djamel Menad (Algeria) 4 goals.

1992- Rachidi Yekini (Nigeria) 4 goals.

1994- Rachidi Yekini (Nigeria) 5 goals.

1996- Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia) 5 goals.

1998- Hossam Hassan (Egypt) and Benni McCarthy (South Africa) 7 goals.

2000- Shaun Bartlett (South Africa) 5 goals.

2002- Patrick Mboma, Salomon Olembe (both Cameroon) and Julius Aghahowa (Nigeria) 3 goals.

2004- Patrick Mboma (Cameroon), Frederic Kanoute (Mali), Austin Okocha (Nigeria), Youssef Mokhtari (Morocco) and Francileudo dos Santos (Tunisia) 4 goals.

2006- Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon), Ahmed Hassan (Egypt) and Francileudo dos Santos (Tunisia) 4 goals.

2008- Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon) 5 goals.

2010- Mohamed Nagui (Egypt) 5 goals.

2012- Manucho (Angola), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast), Cheick Tidiane Diabate (Mali), Houcine Kharja (Morocco) Chris Katongo, Emmanuel Mayuka (both Zambia) 3 goals.

2013: Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria), Mubarak Wakaso (Ghana), 4 goals.

2015: Ahmed Akaichi (Tunisia), Andre Ayew (Ghana), Dieumerci Mbokani (DR Congo), Javier Balboa (Equatorial Guinea), Thievy Biffouma (Congo) - 3 goals.

2017: Junior Kabananga (DR Congo) - 3 goals

2019: Odion Ighalo (Nigeria) - 5 goals

2021: Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon) - 8 goals 

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