Africa Cup of Nations golden boot winners: past all time highest AFCON goal sorcerers!
Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot Winners – all time Past Winners? Who are the Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot Winners – all time Past Winners? Have you ever wanted to find out which African footballers have won the Africa Cup of nations golden boot before ? Well, if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list of the Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot Winners – all time Past Winners.
AFCON Golden Boot Winners: all time Past Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot Winners
The Africa Cup of nations is the most prestigious tournament in Africa. Its also every players dream to play in the Africa Cup of nations tournament. The tournament is perfect to showcase their talent. The tournament is also perfect to score the most goals in order to walk away with the tournaments golden boot award. The award is awarded to the player who has scored the most goals.
African footballers have excelled tremendously locally and internationally. The Africa Cup of nations is an event that showcases spectacular performances by various African footballers from amazing dribbling skills to impressive prolific goal scoring.
AFCON Past Golden Boot Winners 1957-2019: all time Past AFCON Golden Boot Winners 1957-2019
Here are the Africa Cup of Nations past golden boot winners 1957-2019.
2019 Africa Cup Golden Boot Winner
Who won the AFCON Golden boot in 2019? There were the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mo Salah. Those three players finished as the Golden Boot winner in the Premier League this season and wished to carry their form in to the AFCON to help their national teams win the trophy.
However, it was Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo who won the 2019 Africa Cup Golden Boot. He scored 5 goals, leaving behind Riyad Mahrez, Adam Ounas, Cedric Bakabu and Sadio Mane each with 3 goals in total.
2017 Africa Cup Golden Boot Winner
Who won the AFCON Golden boot in 2017? The 2017 Africa Cup golden boot was won by DR Congo player Junior Kabananga who scored a total of 3 goals becoming the tournament’s highest scorer for 2017. It was unfortunate that his goals did not help his team win the tournament.
AFCON Past Golden Boot Winners 2000-2019: all time Past AFCON Golden Boot Winners 2000-2019
Here are the Africa Cup of Nations past golden boot winners 2000-2019. Here is the list of the past golden boot winners year by year.
|2019|| || Odion Ighalo|| Nigeria||5 |
|2017||Junior Kabananga||DR Congo||3|
|2015||Thievy Bifouma||DR Congo||3|
|Dieumerci Mbokani||DR Congo||3|
|Didier Drogba||Ivory Coast||3|
|Jay Jay Okocha||Nigeria||4|
|2000||Shaun Bartlett||South Africa||5|
Africa Cup of Nations Past Golden Boot Winners 1957-1998: all time Past Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot Winners 1957-1998
Here are the past AFCON golden boot winners 1957-1998:
|Benny McCarthy||South Africa||7|
|1996||Mark Williams||South Africa||5|
|1984||Taher Abou Zeid||4|
|Abdel Fattah Badawi||3|
Previously we published:
All time leading Africa Cup of Nations goalscorers
Who are the all time leading goalscorers at the Africa Cup of nations? Well, we have prepared a list of the all time leading goal scorers for the AFCON.
All time Leading goalscorer at the Africa Cup of Nations?
Who is the all time leading goalscorer at the Africa Cup of Nations? Fast and energetic in his heydays, Eto’o is the most decorated African player of all time, having won the African Player of the Year award a record four times: in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010.
Samuel Eto’o scored a record 18 goals in six Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments. He was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2005.
The former Barcelona and Inter Milan striker helped Cameroon win two Africa Cup of Nations titles in 2000 and 2002. He was also instrumental when the Indomitable Lions replicated Nigeria’s feat as the second African country to win the Olympic Games (2000).
All time leading AFCON goalscorers
Here is the list of the all time leading goalscorers at the Africa Cup of Nations.
|18|| Samuel Eto’o|
|14|| Laurent Pokou|
|13|| Rashidi Yekini|
|12|| Hassan El-Shazly|
|11|| Patrick Mboma |
|10|| Ndaye Mulamba |
|9|| Manucho |
|8|| Ahmed Hassan |
|7|| Flávio |
Ali Abo Greisha
|6|| Lakhdar Belloumi |
|5|| Djamel Menad |
Hosny Abd Rabo
Mohamed Nagy “Gedo”
Other AFCON Goalscorers records
Oldest goal scorer
Hossam Hassan of Egypt in 2006 February 3, 39 years and 174 days old; against DR Congo in a 4-1 win.
Youngest goal scorer
Shiva N’Zigou of Gabon in 2000 January 23, 16 years and 93 days old; against South Africa in a 3 – 1 defeat.
Top goal scorer of single tournament
9, Ndaye Mulamba of Zaire in 1974
Player scored in most tournaments
Asamoah Gyan, Samuel Eto’o, and Kalusha Bwalya, have scored in most occasions, with 6 tournaments each.
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