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Aubameyang Equals African Bundesliga Record

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once again wrote his name in the Bundesliga record books after equalling an all-time African record in the crazy 4-4 draw between bitter rivals Borussia Dortmund and Schalke on the weekend.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the top five African goalscorers in Bundesliga history.

The 2016 CAF African Player of the Year scored his side's opener in a crazy derby that saw BVB squander a 4-0 half-time lead against Schalke.

It was Aubameyang's first league goal since 14 October, taking his tally for the current campaign to 11 strikes. Overall, the Gabon striker has now scored 96 Bundesliga goals, equalling Anthony Yeboah's record for the African with the most goals in the German top flight.

While Aubameyang has scored his goals in 140 games for Dortmund, Yeboah scored 68 of his league strikes in 123 games for Eintracht Frankfurt and 28 goals in 100 games for Hamburger SV.

Overall, the retired Ghana forward needed 223 games to become the previous record African scorer in Bundesliga history, while Aubameyang reached the record in 83 less matches.

Read: Africa's WC Absentee XI

However, things quickly turned from good to bad for Aubameyang after he when sent off in the 72nd minute with the score at 4-2 for his side at the time. Dortmund went on to concede two more strikes to share the spoils with their bitter rivals.

Do you think Aubameyang is the best African striker in Bundesliga history? Have your say in the comments section below.


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