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10 Top African Goalscorers In FA Cup History

The 2019/20 FA Cup campaign kicked off this past weekend, with the talents of number of African stars on display. Here are the 10 top goalscorers from the continent in the competition's history.

Click through the gallery above for images of the 10 top African goalscorers in FA Cup History, according to Transfermarkt

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is the FA Cup's all-time leading goalscorer after scoring 12 times in 29 appearances in the competition, and is the only player to have scored in four separate finals. 

The Ivory Coast legend is closely followed by countryman Francois Zoko, who scored 11 goals in 27 appearances across his spells with five different clubs in England's lower leagues. 

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Current Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who enjoyed a previous stint with Manchester City, is the third-highest African goalscorer in the FA Cup, with the Nigeria international having netted nine goals in just 12 appearances in the competition. 

There is a three-way tie for fourth place in the goalscoring standings, with Ivory Coast's Salomon Kalou, Burundi's Saido Berahino and Nigeria's Yakubu Aiyegbeni having all netted eight times each in the competition.

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Former Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu and Manchester City legend Yaya Toure also feature in the top 10, which you can see in full by scrolling through the image gallery above. 

Are you surprised by any of the names on the list? Share your thoughts by commenting in the section below. 

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