The first in the picture is Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah with 30+ goal involvement as the only player to do so as an African this season. The 29-year-old name can not be ruled out in terms of listing successful African footballers in history. Missed out on the Golden Boot for two seasons, Salah buckled up in the just-ended season and shot his way to the top ladder in England with 23 goals and as well as the top assisted (13) in the league.
20+ Goals Involvement
With 20+ goals involvement, Ivorian International Sebastien Haller seconds the Egyptian with 28 [21 goals, 7 assists] and as the lead scorer in the Netherlands, Eredivisie division. Nigerian duo Umar Sadiq and Anthony Nwakaeme registered 26 and 23 in LaLiga 2 and Turkey's top flight with UD Almeria and Trabzonspor respectively. Comoros attacker Youssouf M'Changama was also on the clock with 24 in France Ligue 2 with Guingamp, likewise Ghanaian midfielder Daniel-Kofi Kyereh and Algerian forward Andy Delort with 21 goals each with St. Pauli in Germany Bundesliga 2 and OGC Nice in France. Moroccan Ayoub El Kaabi rounds up this category with 20 with Hatayspor in the Turkish top-flight division.
Less Than 20 Goals Involvement
Leading the race in this category is Guinea Clermont Foot forward Mohamed Bayo with 19, seconded by Senegal Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Moroccan Nimes Olympique midfielder Yassine Benrahou with 18-each. Karl Toko Ekambi (Cameroon, Lyon) and Alexandre Mendy (Guinea-Bissau, Caen) on the account of 17-each.
Nigerian trio - Emmanuel Dennis (Watford) Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin) and Victor Oshimhen (Napoli) ties with Aliou Badji (Senegal, Amiens), Morgan Guilavogui (Guinea, Paris FC), and Jackson Muleka (Dr Congo, Kasimpasa) on the account of 16. Mame Biram Diouf (Senegal, Hatayspor), Wilfried Zaha (Ivory Coast, Crystal Palace) and Denis Bouanga (Gabon, Saint-Etienne ) rounded up with -15 each in goals involvement this season.
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