PSL top goal scorers in history – The Top 10

PSL top goal scorers in history – The Top 10
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Discover the legendary PSL top goal scorers in history with our list of the top 10 prolific strikers.

From Siyabonga Nomvethe's iconic record-breaking goals to Manuel Bucuane's international prowess, explore the remarkable achievements and lasting legacies of these soccer icons.

The captivating arena of South African football has witnessed the rise and fall of numerous legendary strikers, each leaving an indelible mark on the beautiful game.

From thunderous volleys to delicate chip shots, these players have graced the Premier Soccer League (PSL) with their incredible goal-scoring prowess, etching their names into the annals of football history.

Within this elite league, a select group of five extraordinary talents have managed to achieve the remarkable feat of netting over 100 goals throughout their careers.

As we delve into the illustrious journey of the top 10 PSL top goal scorers, we unravel a tapestry of skill, dedication, and sheer brilliance that has enthralled fans and left a legacy in the Southern African football landscape.

Join us on a captivating exploration of the PSL top goal scorers, a tribute to the lethal strikers who have elevated the game to unparalleled heights.

PSL top goal scorers in history – top 10

Siyabonga Nomvethe – 123 goals

Siyabonga NOMVETHE during the 2002 FIFA World Cup
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Siyabonga Nomvethe, a legendary figure, boasts a remarkable career that spanned across various international leagues, leaving an indelible mark on South African soccer. He leads the list PSL top goal scorers. His unforgettable performances and iconic goals solidify his status as a true soccer icon.

Daniel Mudau – 110 goals

Known as “Mambush,” Daniel Mudau's contributions to Mamelodi Sundowns during the 90s propelled him into soccer greatness. He is second on the list of PSL top goal-scorers. His agility and calculated moves on the field earned him admiration and respect, making him a cornerstone of Tshwane club's success.

Mabhuti Khenyeza – 110 goals

Mabhudi Khenyeza as a head coach of TS Galaxy
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Mabhuti Khenyeza's journey from a prolific striker to a successful coach showcases his deep-rooted soccer legacy. His versatile career, spanning different clubs, reflects his dedication and passion for the game.

Manuel Bucuane – 104 goals

Manuel Bucuane, the first non-South African to exceed 100 goals in the PSL, left an indelible mark on the league. His incredible skills and prowess on the field earned him the nickname “Tico-Tico,” and his contributions to various clubs solidify his place in soccer history.

Collins Mbesuma – 103 goals

Collins Mbesuma's consistent goal-scoring record for South African clubs, particularly Kaizer Chiefs, showcases his undeniable talent. His remarkable achievements and recognition as a top goal scorer have left an enduring legacy in the PSL.

Wilfred Mugeyi – 91 goals

Wilfred Mugeyi during the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon
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Wilfred Mugeyi, known as the “Silver Fox,” left an unforgettable mark on South African soccer. His lightning-fast moves and ability to surprise opponents with goals made him a force to be reckoned with on the field.

Katlego Mashego – 88 goals

 Katlego MASHEGO during 2009 Confederation cup
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Katlego Mashego's impressive career and goal-scoring prowess earned him a place as an all-time PSL top scorer. His contributions to different clubs, including his crucial role in SuperSport United's 2008 victory, showcase his influence on the league.

Khama Billiat – 85 goals

Khama Billiat of Zimbabwe during the African Nations Cup
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Khama Billiat's remarkable performance as a midfielder for Kaizer Chiefs and Zimbabwe's national team highlights his exceptional skills on the field. His contributions to both club and country have solidified his reputation as a standout player.

Surprise Moriri – 83 goals

Surprise Moriri's journey from Matibidi, Mpumalanga, to international matches showcases his dedication and commitment to South African soccer. His contributions to Highlands Park and the national team highlight his impactful career.

Patrick Mayo, Gilbert Mushangazhike – 80 goals

Patrick Mayo's versatility as a striker, midfielder, and defender, coupled with his role as an assistant coach, reflects his enduring dedication to the sport. His appearances for South Africa's national team and his influence on Chippa United demonstrate his lasting impact.

Gilbert Mushangazhike also shares the tenth position with Patrick Mayo, showcasing his contributions to various South African teams and international leagues.

This article was most recently revised and updated 5 months ago

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