AFCON 2023 qualifier top scorers – Victor Osimhen leads on 10 goals
Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen finishes as the top scorer in AFCON 2023 qualifier after racking up ten goals, with Senegal forward Sadio Mane, Central African Republic attacker Louis Mafouta, Zambian forward Scott Patson Daka and Tunisia forward Youssef Msakni following close behind with five apiece.
Osimhen took charge of the race to rank first in the qualifying with three goals against Sao Tome moving him clear of his opposition.
AFCON 2023 qualifying top scorers
10: Victor Osimhen (Nigeria)
5: Sadio Mane (Senegal)
5: Louis Mafouta (Central African Republic)
5: Patson Daka (Zambia)
5: Youssef Msakni (Tunisia
4: Dango Ouattara (Burkina Faso)
4: Peter Shalulile (Namibia)
Hosts, Cote d’Ivoire will be leading a strong West African contingent of 11 countries, including holders Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea, Burkina Faso among others.
Tanzania representing East Africa returns for a second finals after a brave showing in the qualifiers.