Africa’s finest stars have appeared at Africa’s greatest tournament with so many beautiful moments for fans over the years. Goals are the finest highlights of any football match and some of the greatest goals have been witnessed at the African Cup of Nations, AFCON.
Here are the five greatest goalscorers to have ever laced their boots at the greatest football competitions on the black continent.
Samuel Eto’o Fils, 18 goals
all time, having won the African Player of the Year award a record four times,
would also be the greatest AFCON goalscorer in history.
in the goals for Barcelona, Inter Milan, Chelsea, and Everton
over a decade-plus playing career. But to replicate such blistering form at the
African scene, took a large slice of genius.
2000, one goal each in 2002 and 2004, five goals at the 2006 AFCON, and another
five in 2008, enabled Eto’o surpass Laurent Pokou’s 14 goals.
the 2010 AFCON staged in Angola helped extend his tally to 18.
tournaments may take another generation to get scrubbed.
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