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AFCON: The Player To Have Scored The Fastest Goal So Far

Thirty (30) goals have been scored alongside nineteen (19) registered assists so far in 20 outings of the ongoing 2021 AFCON tournament in Cameroon.

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And also, as the goal-scoring chart stands; Host Nation frontman - Vincent Aboubakar leads the chart by four-goals followed by teammate Karl Toko Ekambi with two-goals same as Malawi forward - Gabadinho Mhango, and other sets of players with one-goal scored each - the likes of Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi, Kelechi Iheanacho - Nigeria; Gustavo Sangaré, Hassane Bandé - Burkina Faso; Selim Amallah, Sofiane Boufal, Zakaria Aboukhlal - Morocco; Ablie Jallow - Gambia; Max Gradel - Ivory Coast; Sadio Mané - Senegal; Ibrahima Kone - Mali; Issiaga Sylla - Guinea; Dawa Hotessa - Ethiopia; André Ayew - Ghana; Mohamed Salah - Egypt; Walieldin Khidir - Sudan; Aaron-Salem Boupendza, Jim Allevinah - Gabon; Júlio Tavares - Cape Verde; Ishmael Wadi - Zimbabwe.

So as it stands Comoros and Guinea-Bissau haven't registered a goal yet after playing their second game.

With all being said, as the 2021 AFCON is concerned - Samuel Chukwueze from Nigeria has scored the fastest goal so far which is under 3-minutes. The Villarreal star after a back-hill assist from a teammate Moses Simon placed it comfortably past the Sudan goalie.

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The left-foot midfielder has started only 4 games for the outfit this season plus 13 subs in all competitions and hopes the Spanish side will reconsider his playing time after this tournament.

How Will You Rate The Ongoing 2021 AFCON Tournament So Far?.

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Gustavo Sangaré Kelechi Iheanacho Nigeria Samuel Chukwueze Taiwo Awoniyi

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