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The Leading African Scorers In Europe's Top Five Leagues

Bafana Bafana striker Lebogang Mothiba has not found the back of the net in Ligue 1 since December 2018, but remains among the leading African goalscorers in Europe's most competitive divisions, as do an African Footballer of the Year-winning duo.
 
Click through the gallery above to see who the 10 leading African goalscorers in Europe's top leagues currently are, according to Transfermarkt.
 
Despite scoring only one goal in his past five league encounters, two-time African Player of the Year and Liverpool talisman Mohamed Salah still sits at the summit of the ranking with 17 goals in 27 top-flight matches this season.
 
On Salah's heels with 16 league goals is LOSC Lille striker Nicolas Pepe, who has been in sensational form in Ligue 1 this season. The Ivory Coast international, who played the whole game in his club's 1-1 draw with RC Strasbourg over the weekend, has one of the best goals-to-games ratios in the league, averaging a goal every 140 minutes.
 
Former Borussia Dortmund attacker and current Arsenal superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang occupies third spot on the podium, with 15 goals in 26 Premier League appearances thus far this campaign.
 
 
Despite failing to find the back of the net in his past nine consecutive league games, Bafana striker Mothiba still features on the list with eight goals in Ligue 1 in 2018/19 thus far – to see all 10 leading African goalscorers in Europe's top five leagues, click through the gallery above!
 
Which player are you backing to finish with the most goals at the end of the campaign? Let us know in the comments sections below.
 

 

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