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Top 13 Scorers At Premier League

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Many great players have emerged from the African continent and here, we have compiled a list featuring the top 13 scorers at the premier league.

 

13. Fréderic Kanouté (43)

Fréderic Kanouté
Fréderic Kanouté

The 10th on the list is Frederic who secured this spot with a total of 43 goals during his spell in . Hailing from , Kanoute started at West Ham, managing 29 for them in a total of 4 seasons before going across London to where he scored 14 goals in 60 appearances. Do you now know why he made the list?

 

12. Demba Ba (43)

Demba Ba
Demba Ba

Demba scored most goals in . 29 precisely. The striker used to be at West Ham where he scored 7 in his one season and then went over to in 2012/2013. He scored 7 goals in a two-year spell.

 

11. Shola Ameobi (43)

Shola Ameobi
Shola Ameobi

The player, Shola is the first among the many on this list. Ameobi did 15 seasons in the Premier League scoring all goals with Newcastle. He spent 15 years there and one season at Crystal Palace.

 

10. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (46)

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

Emerick has scored a fascinating 46 goals in just 72 league matches, scoring 14 of them this season.

 

9. Efan Ekoku (52)

Efan Ekoku
Efan Ekoku

Efan spent a total of 8 years in the Premier League, he did so with Wimbledon and Norwich, scoring 37 goals of them with the Dons.

 

8. (53)

Riyad Mahrez
Riyad Mahrez

Mahrez has been on the Prem. Since he is only 28, we still have high hopes for him and believe that he can still move higher up this list. He has won the Premier League twice and has scored 7 goals for Manchester City.

 

7. Kanu Nwankwo (54)

Kanu Nwankwo
Kanu Nwankwo

A true Premier League legend is Kanu Nwakow but still not the highest Nigerian we have on this list. Kanu won the Premier League two times with Arsenal and then embarked on a journey to have spells at West Brom and Portsmouth.

 

6. Yaya Touré (62)

Yaya Touré
Yaya Touré

Yaya spent 9 years at Manchester City, the Ivorian player won the Premier League 3 times and scored 62 goals during that period.

 

5. Mohamed Salah (70)

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah

Here is another unretired player, Salah has scored the same number of goals at the Premier League as Eric Cantona and could easily scale up the list since he is having a fabulous season at .

 

4. Saido Mané (77)

Saido Mané
Saido Mané

Saido is not far ahead of his Liverpool colleague and scored his goals while playing with Southampton and Liverpool.

 

3. Yakubu Aiyegbeni (95)

Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Yakubu Aiyegbeni

Behold the top Nigerian on our list. The Yak as he is popularly called is more of a Premier League legend than Kanu, considering that he scored his goals for 4 clubs including Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, and Blackburn. He last played in 2017 with Coventry and has since retired.

 

2. Emmanuel Adebayor (97)

Emmanuel Adebayor
Emmanuel Adebayor

Adebayor who is another player of Nigerian descent is not very far ahead of Yakubu and has scored 97 goals for Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Crystal Palace. Most of his goals came with Arsenal.

 

1. (104)

Didier Drogba
Didier Drogba

Drogba is apparently the greatest footballer ever to play in the Premier League. Drogba scored over 100 premier league goals while playing for Chelsea and is the 27th highest Premier League scorer of ever known. He has won the league 4 times and the Golden Boot twice.

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