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13.11.2020 Football News

Asamoah Gyan Named Among 10 Top African Goalscorers In International Football History

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Asamoah Gyan
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Asamoah Gyan

Ghana legend, Asamoah Gyan, has been named among Africa's top 10 international goalscorers in history.

Gyan, who now plays for Legon Cities in the Ghana Premier League is the country's all-time top goalscorer with 51 goals.

He, however, remains Africa's top goalscorer in the history of the World Cup with six goals.

Other players on the list are Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba and Liverpool superstar, Mohammed Salah who has scored 43 times for Egypt to date.

Zambia's Godfrey Chitalu is Africa's all-time record goalscorer with 79 goals during his playing career.

Below is the full list...

  • 10. Mohammed Salah (Egypt) - 43 goals
  • 9. Roger Mila (Cameroon) - 43 goals
  • 8. Alex Chola (Zambia) – 43 goals
  • 7. Abdoulaye Traore (Ivory Coast) – 50 goals
  • 6. Asamoah Gyan (Ghana) – 51 goals
  • 5. Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon) – 56 goals
  • 4. Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) – 65 goals
  • 3. Hossam Hassan (Egypt) – 68 goals
  • 2. Kinnah Phiri (Malawi) – 71 goals
  • 1. Godfrey Chitalu (Zambia) – 79 goals

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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