Women’s AFCON Qualifiers top goal scorers 2023

Women’s AFCON Qualifiers top goal scorers 2023
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The first leg of the CAF Women’s Afcon qualifiers came to a conclusion, producing some interesting results ahead of the second leg of those games.

A number of games were quite straightforward, while others were closely contested.

Guinea, who thumped Mauritius 8-0 in a one-sided encounter, were the biggest winners of the round, while Mali enjoyed a 7-1 victory at home over Central African Republic while Tunisia also overcame Niger by the very same scoreline at home.

Cameroon – one of the continent's big women's teams in the past – laboured to a 1-0 win over Kenya, Gambia were beaten 3-2 at home by Namibia and Botswana cruised past Gabon with a 4-1 victory. 

After the completion of the second leg of the first round games, the final round where 11 other teams will join hosts Morocco for the continental showpiece in 2024 will be played. 

In the meantime, let's take a look at the Women's Afcon top scorers so far.

Women’s AFCON Qualifiers top goal scorers so far

A number of teams had it easy during the first round of qualifiers and we have compiled a list of some of the top scorers. 

Mafille Woedikou – 7

Mafille is a forward who plays for French Division 2 Féminine club FC Nantes and the Togo women's national team.  The 29-year-old was just capped at senior level during the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualification.

She has started the 2023 Women's AFCON Qualifiers in great form as she scored four of the goals against Djibouti. She scored twice in either half as she hopes to help her side qualify for the finals next year.

Sabrine Ellouzi – 5

Tunisia thumped Niger 7-0 in the first leg and Sabrine got three goals in that one-sided encounter. 

Agueicha Diarra – 4

Diarra has been with the Malian Women's Football team for a while after appearing at the 2018 edition of the Women's AFCON. The 25-year-old scored three times in her side's 7-1 bashing of the Central African Republic.

No of Goals Country Player
7 Togo Mafille Woedikou
5 Tunisia Sabrine Ellouzi
4 Botswana Gaonyadiwe Ontlametse
4 Ghana Alice Kusi
4 Mali Agueicha Diarra
3 Egypt Sarah Essam
3 Ghana Evelyn Badu
3 Guinea Aminata Camara
3 Mali Aissata Traoré
3 Namibia Zenatha Coleman
3 Tunisia Mariem Houij
3 Zambia Barbra Banda

This article was most recently revised and updated 7 months ago

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