Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has won the AFCON 2019 Golden Boot after emerging top scorer of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the conclusion of the tournament in Egypt on Friday night.
Algeria defeated Senegal 1-0 in the final to win this year’s AFCON in Egypt after 29 years.
Ighalo netted the winner for Nigeria, as they claimed bronze with a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Wednesday which made it his fifth goal of the tournament.
Ighalo has two ahead of three players, who are tied on three goals each: Cédric Bakambu (Congo DR), Sadio Mane (Senegal) and Adam Ounas (Algeria).
Here are the other scorers who trail Ighalo as AFCON 2019 top scorers:
5 goals: Ighalo (NGR)
3 goals: Mane (SEN), Bakambu (COD), Ounas (ALG), Mahrez (ALG)
2 goals: Belaili (ALG) , Elmohamady, Salah (both EGY), Andriamahitsinoro (MAD), J. Ayew (GHA), Bahoken (CMR), En-Nesyri (MAR), Okwi (UGA), Olunga (KEN), Pote (BEN), Yattara (GUI), Kodjia, Zaha (both CIV), Bongani Zungu (RSA)
1 goals: Idrissa Gueye (SEN)