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Afcon 2015 top goal scorers

Afcon 2015 top goal scorers

Kouami Sessou . Posted in Africa No Comments

Sixty-one (61) goals have been registered in 28 matches so far at the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. Forty-five (45) of the goals was at the group stage (15 in Group C, 11 in Group D, 10 in Group A and 9 in Group B) with the other 16 at the quarters. Of the 28 matches, 13 have ended in stalemates with 10 of them in 1-1 draws.

Top goalscorer list

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Own goal

Thulani Hlastshwayo (RSA) against Algeria



Seven (7) penalties have been awarded, 5 have been converted and 2 missed;


– Successful penalties

Heldon (CPV) against Tunisia

Andre Ayew (GHA) against Senegal

Javier Balboa (EQG) against Gabon

Kevin Constant (GUI) against Mali

Javier Balboa (EQG) against Tunisia


– Missed penalties:

Tokelo Rantie (RSA) against Algeria

Seydou Keita (MLI) against Guinea


Fastest Goal

Given Singuluma (ZAM) 1 min 4secs against DR Congo


Late Goals

Gervinho (CIV) 90 + 4 against Algeria

Javier Balboa (EQG) 90 + 3 (penalty) against Tunisia

Moussa Sow (SEN) 90 + 3 against Ghana

Asamoah Gyan (GHA) 90 + 2 against Algeria


Highest Scoring teams

7: Ghana

6: Algeria, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo

5: Equatorial Guinea, Tunisia

3: South Africa, Guinea, Mali, Senegal

2: Cameroon, Gabon, Zambia

1: Burkina Faso, Cape Verde


Best defence (after the quarterfinals)

1: Cape Verde

2: Equatorial Guinea

3: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Mali, Zambia

4: Burkina Faso, Congo, Senegal

5: Algeria, Tunisia,

6: South Africa, Congo, Guinea,


Goals per quarter hour (minutes in bracket)

1-15: 7

16-30: 4

31-45: 5

46-60: 11

61-75: 16

76-90: 12


Goals in Additional time: 5

Goals in Extra time: 1


Sixteen (16) goals have been scored in the first half, forty-four (44) in the second half and one (1) in extra time.

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