4 Players with 4 Goals

The first IFFHS Goalscorers list of 2016 is headed by 3 Africans and a South American. Tunisian Ahmed Akaïchi, Chisom Chikatara from Nigeria and Meschak Eila of DR Congo scored 4 goals each in 2016 African Nations Championship. Joined by Brazilian Adriano who plays for FC Seoul in AFC Champions League, the 4 players top the poll.
Excluding continental club qualification rounds and Copa Libertadores first round, counting starts from the main rounds where the “big teams” enter. 49 players scored 2 or more goals; 17 Africans, 11 Europeans, 10 South Americans, 7 Asians and 4 from CONCACAF. Argentina is the country with most players with 4, followed by Spain and Brazil with 3.
By club football, 15 players are based in each of Europe and Africa, 11 in Asia, and 4 in each of South America and CONCACAF. Spanish clubs have the most number of players with 4 followed by DR Congo with 3. Manchester United (England), Valencia CF (Spain), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Coton Sport Garoua (Cameroon) and Johor Darul Ta’zim (Malaysia) have 2 players.

# Player Country Conf. Club Country Conf. Country Club Total
1 Ahmed Akaïchi Tunisia CAF Etoile Sprotive du Sahel Tunisia CAF 4 4
1 Chisom Chikatara Nigeria CAF Abia Warriors FC Nigeria CAF 4 4
1 Meschak Eila Congo DR CAF CS Don Bosco DR Congo CAF 4 4
1 Carlos Adriano de Souza Cruz “Adriano” Brazil CONMEBOL  FC Seoul South Korea AFC 4 4
5 Ernest Sugira Rwanda CAF AS Kigali Rwanda CAF 3 3
5 Jonathan Bolingi Congo DR CAF TP Mazembe DR Congo CAF 3 3
7 Jeje Lalpekhlua India ACF Mohun Bagan A.C. India AFC 1 2 3
8 Karim Bellarabi Germany UEFA Bayer Leverkusen Germany UEFA 3 3
8 Mohd Safiq Rahim Malaysia ACF Johor Darul Ta’zim Malaysia AFC 3 3
10 Abdallah ElSaid Egypt CAF Al-Ahly SC Cairo Egypt CAF 2 2
10 Abdelghani Mouaoui Morocco CAF Ittihad Tanger Morocco CAF 2 2
10 Alsény Camara Guinea CAF AS Kaloum Star Guinea CAF 2 2
10 Ary Papel Angola CAF CD Primeiro de Agosto Angola CAF 2 2
10 Gregory Richardson Guyana CONCACAF Alpha United Guyana CONCACAF 2 2
10 Ibrahima Sankhon Guinea CAF Horoya AC Conakre Guinea CAF 2 2
10 Jozy Altidore USA CONCACAF Toronto FC Canada CONCACAF 2 2
10 Koffi Davy Bouah Ivory Coast CAF ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast CAF 2 2
10 Naiz Hassan Maldives ACF T.C. Sports Club Maldives AFC 2 2
10 Nicolas Moumi Cameroon CAF Coton Sport Garoua Cameroon CAF 2 2
10 Saâd Bguir Tunisia CAF Espérance Sportive de Tunis Tunisia CAF 2 2
10 Shakawat Rony Bangladesh ACF Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Bangladesh AFC 2 2
10 Yazid Atouba Cameroon CAF Coton Sport Garoua Cameroon CAF 2 2
23 Ángel Mena Ecuador CONMEBOL Emelec Ecuador CONMEBOL 2 2
23 Bakhtiar Rahmani Iran ACF Tractor Sazi Iran AFC 2 2
23 Clint Dempsey USA CONCACAF Seattle Sounders USA CONCACAF 2 2
23 Cornell Glen Trinidad & Tobago CONCACAF Mohun Bagan A.C. India AFC 2 2
23 Daniel Nii Adjei Ghana CAF TP Mazembe DR Congo CAF 2 2
23 Diego Morales Argentina CONMEBOL Liga de Quito Ecuador CONMEBOL 2 2
23 Dostonbek Khamdamov Uzbekistan ACF Bunyodkor PFK Uzbekistan AFC 2 2
23 Enrique Triverio Argentina CONMEBOL Toluca México CONCACAF 2 2
23 Esteban Paredes Chile CONMEBOL Colo Colo Chile CONMEBOL 2 2
23 Fernando Llorente Spain UEFA Sevilla FC Spain UEFA 2 2
23 Frank Acheampong Ghana CAF RSC Anderlecht Belgium UEFA 2 2
23 Hammadi Ahmad Iraq ACF Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya Iraq AFC 2 2
23 Iván Alonso Uruguay CONMEBOL River Plate Buenos Aires Uruguay CONMEBOL 2 2
23 Josef de Souza Dias “Souza” Brazil CONMEBOL Fenerbahçe Turkyie UEFA 2 2
23 Juan Martín Lucero Argentina CONMEBOL Johor Darul Ta’zim Malaysia AFC 2 2
23 Julian Draxler Germany UEFA VFL Wolfsburg Germany UEFA 2 2
23 Lionel Messi Argentina CONMEBOL FC Barcelona Spain UEFA 2 2
23 Luca Zuffi Switzerland UEFA FC Basel Switzerland UEFA 2 2
23 Luciano Pereira Brazil CONMEBOL Sepahan FC Iran AFC 2 2
23 Marcus Rashford England UEFA Manchester United England UEFA 2 2
23 Memphis Depay Netherlands UEFA Manchester United England UEFA 2 2
23 Moustapha Sall Senegal CAF AS Saint-Etienne France UEFA 2 2
23 Nikola Stojiljković Serbia UEFA Sporting Braga Portugal UEFA 2 2
23 Pione Sisto Denmark UEFA FC Midtjylland Denmark UEFA 2 2
23 Rodrigo Moreno Machado Spain UEFA Valencia CF Spain UEFA 2 2
23 Santiago Mina Lorenzo “Santi Mina” Spain UEFA Valencia CF Spain UEFA 2 2
23 Theofanis Gekas Greece UEFA FCSion Switzerland UEFA 2 2
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