The first list of 2017 is headed by Algerian Islam Slimani of Leicester City who scored 4 goals, 2 in CAN Finals and 2 in friendly matches. He is followed by 8 players with 3 goals each.

During January and February, 148 goals were scored in 64 international matches including Cup of African Nations 2017 Finals and friendly matches, and 229 goals in 84 matches in continental clubs for UEFA and CONCACAF (2016-17 finals rounds), CAF (2017 Super Cup) and AFC (2017 first rounds). Qualifying rounds for all continental club competitions, and first round for CONMEBOL (per round of 32) are excluded.

54 Players scored 2 or more goals. They are classified as follows:

· Country wise:

– By Confederation: 24 from CAF, 12 from UEFA, 11 from AFC, 6 from CONMEBOL and 1 from CONCACAF

– By Country: 4 from Cameroon, 3 from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Brazil and France

· Club wise:

– By Confederation: 34 play in UEFA clubs, 17 in AFC, 2 in CAF and 1 in CONCACAF

– By Country: 7 in France, 6 in England, 4 in China, Belgium, 3 in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Germany and Turkey.

– By Club: 2 in Guangzhou Evergrande, Lekhwiya SC, Ulsan Hyundai, Leicester City, Olympique Lyon, AS Roma and Beşiktaş

 

Player Country Confederation Club Country Confederation Country Club Total
Islam Slimani Algeria CAF Leicester City England UEFA 4 0 4
Junior Kabananga Congo DR CAF FK Astana Kazahstan UEFA 3 0 3
Nasser Al Shamrani Saudi Arabia AFC Al Ain FC UAE AFC 3 0 3
Riyad Mahrez Algeria CAF Leicester City England UEFA 3 0 3
Edin Džeko Bosnia & Herzegovina UEFA AS Roma Italy UEFA 0 3 3
Lars Stindl Germany UEFA Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany UEFA 0 3 3
Nabil Fekir France UEFA Olympique Lyon France UEFA 0 3 3
Youssef El-Arabi Morocco CAF Lekhwiya SC Qatar AFC 0 3 3
Zlatan Ibrahimović Sweden UEFA Manchester United England UEFA 0 3 3
André Ayew Ghana CAF West Ham United England UEFA 2 0 2
Aristide Bancé Burkina Faso CAF ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast CAF 2 0 2
Benjamin Moukandjo Cameroon CAF FC Lorient France UEFA 2 0 2
Bertrand Traoré Burkina Faso CAF AFC Ajax Netherlands UEFA 2 0 2
Christian Bassogog Cameroon CAF Henan Jianye China AFC 2 0 2
Eldor Shomurodov Uzbekistan AFC Bunyodkor PFK Uzbekistan AFC 2 0 2
Farouk Miya Uganda CAF Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz Belgium UEFA 2 0 2
Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui Cameroon CAF Slavia Praha Czech Republic UEFA 2 0 2
Mohamed Salah Egypt CAF AS Roma Italy UEFA 2 0 2
Mohammad Al Sahlawi Saudi Arabia AFC Al-Nassr Saudi Arabia AFC 2 0 2
Moussa Sow Senegal CAF Fenerbahçe Turkey UEFA 2 0 2
Naïm Sliti Tunisia CAF Lille OSC France UEFA 2 0 2
Paul Mpoku Congo DR CAF Panathinaikos Greece UEFA 2 0 2
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Gabon CAF Borussia Dortmund Germany UEFA 2 0 2
Préjuce Nakoulma Burkina Faso CAF FC Nantes France UEFA 2 0 2
Sadio Mané Senegal CAF Liverpool FC England UEFA 2 0 2
Sebastian Andersson Sweden UEFA IFK Norrköping Sweden UEFA 2 0 2
Sofiane Hanni Algeria CAF RSC Anderlecht Belgium UEFA 2 0 2
Tendai Ndoro Zimbabwe CAF Orlando Pirates South Africa CAF 2 0 2
Youssef Msakni Tunisia CAF Lekhwiya SC Qatar AFC 1 1 2
Vincent Aboubakar Cameroon CAF Beşiktaş Turkey UEFA 1 1 2
Alexandre Lacazette France UEFA Olympique Lyon France UEFA 0 2 2
Ángel Di María Argentina CONMEBOL Paris Saint-Germain France UEFA 0 2 2
Carlos Eduardo Brazil CONMEBOL Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia AFC 0 2 2
Cenk Tosun Turkey UEFA Beşiktaş Turkey UEFA 0 2 2
Dmitry Poloz Russia UEFA Rostov Russia UEFA 0 2 2
Frank Acheampong Ghana CAF Anderlecht Belgium UEFA 0 2 2
Giannis Gianniotas Greece UEFA APOEL Cyprus UEFA 0 2 2
Giuliano de Paula Brazil CONMEBOL Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia UEFA 0 2 2
Givanildo Vieira de Souza “Hulk” Brazil CONMEBOL Shanghai SIPG China AFC 0 2 2
In-Sung Kim South Korea AFC Ulsan Hyundai South Korea AFC 0 2 2
Jérémy Perbet France UEFA Gent Belgium UEFA 0 2 2
Karim Ansarifard Iran AFC Olympiacos Greece UEFA 0 2 2
Kellyn Acosta USA CONCACAF FC Dallas USA CONCACAF 0 2 2
Lisheng Liao China AFC Guangzhou Evergrande China AFC 0 2 2
Makhete Diop Senegal CAF Al-Ahli UAE AFC 0 2 2
Mehdi Taremi Iran AFC Persepolis FC Iran AFC 0 2 2
Mislav Oršić Croatia UEFA Ulsan Hyundai South Korea AFC 0 2 2
Omar Abdulrahman UAE AFC Al-Ain UAE AFC 0 2 2
Omar Al-Somah Syria AFC Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia AFC 0 2 2
Radamel Falcao Colombia CONMEBOL Monaco France UEFA 0 2 2
Sergio Agüero Argentina CONMEBOL Manchester City England UEFA 0 2 2
Tadanari Lee Japan AFC Urawa Red Diamonds Japan AFC 0 2 2
Thiago Alcântara Spain UEFA Bayern Munich Germany UEFA 0 2 2
Shangyuan Wang China AFC Guangzhou Evergrande China AFC 0 2 2
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