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3 African Footballers Who Have Recorded 100 Goals In The Premier League(photos)

Apparently, the Premier League have recorded three African star players who have recorded 100 Premier League goals in their career as a footballer. Didier Drogba is the first African footballer, who reached that landmark on March 10, 2012, after scoring the only winning goal for Chelsea that day. Currently, the Senegalese footballer, who happens to be one of the most valuable players in Liverpool has safely recorded his 100th Premier League goal, after scoring the opening goal for Liverpool in the 9th minute against Watford. Without wasting much of your time, let's take a look at the 3 African Footballers, who have recorded 100 Premier League goals in their history.


Drogba is an Ivorian retired footballer, who spent most of his Premier League career in Chelsea. He happens to be the player, who scored the highest goal for the Ivory Coast national team. The 43-year-old former Chelsea player is currently the Blue's highest goalscorer in the history of the Premier League, after recording 104 goals from 2004-2012, and 2014-2015. Drogba recorded his 100th Premier League goal while he was at Chelsea on March 10, 2012. Unfailingly, he scored the only winning goal for Chelsea against Stock City on March 10, 2012, which made him the first African footballer to reach that landmark.


Salah happens to be an Egyptian professional footballer, who is popularly known as one of the best attackers in Liverpool. The Egyptian most valuable player recorded his 100th Premier League goal on September 12, 2021, after playing a heavy strike against Leeds United, which ended 3-0. He is considered as the second African footballer, who scored the hundred Premier League goals in his career. Secondly, he is the fifth-quickest footballer to reach the crossroad in the EPL competition history. Pictures of Mohammed Salah.


Mane is a Senegalese professional footballer, who plays as a winger for the Premier League club, Liverpool. He recorded his 100th Premier League goal against Watford today. Undoubtedly, he is the third African footballer, who has reached 100 Premier League goals in their career. pictures of Sadio mane.

Considering, the performance of Didier Drogba, Sadio Mane, and Mohammed Salah in the Premier League, who do you think are the best goalscorers in Africa?

With this piece of information, I hope I have been able to show you the 3 African footballers, who have recorded 100 Premier League goals in their careers.

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