Saturday, 20 July 2019

#AFCON2019: Super Eagles Striker, Odion Ighalo Wins Golden Boot, See List Of Top Scorers

30-year-old Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Odion Ighalo led the list of top scorer at the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 which ended yesterday July 19, 2019.  Ighalo won the Golden Boot award after finishing with five(5)  goals to top the list.

The Shanghai Shenhua striker finished the tournament with five goals ahead of Riyad Mahrez, Adam Ounas, Cedric Bakambu, and Sadio Mane who all scored three goals respectively.

The striker, who was also the top scorer in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with seven goals is the now the sixth Nigerian after Segun Odegbami, Rasheed Yekini, Julius Aghaowa, Jay-Jay Okocha & Emmanuel Emenike to win Afcon’s top scorer prize.

Ighalo, who is expected to make a formal announcement about retiring from international football has made 16 strikes in 35 caps for Nigeria so far.

See the top ten scorers at the 2019 AFCON.

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