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Three African Players Who Have Reached 100 Goals Landmark In English Premier League's History

The English Premier League is arguably the best football league in the world which has captured the attention of a lot of football fans over the years. The EPL has witnessed a lot of talented individuals who are ever ready to showcase their skills on the field of play.

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Liverpool star, Sadio Mane scored the Reds 1st goal in their 5-0 win against Watford on Saturday in the English Premier League which saw him become the third African in English Premier League's history to score 100 goals. Before Sadio Mane bagged his 100th EPL goal, only two African players have hit the 100 goal landmark in EPL's history.

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1. Didier Drogba 

Former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba became the first African player in EPL's history to reach the 100 goal landmark. Drogba signed for Chelsea in July 2004 for £24 million from French side, Marseille.

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He made 254 appearances for Chelsea in the English Premier League and found the back of the net 104 times. Drogba who won 4 English Premier League titles with Chelsea scored his 100th EPL goal for Chelsea in the Blues 1-0 win over Stoke City on 10 March 2012.

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2. Mohamed Salah

Egyptian forward, Mohamed Salah became the second African player in EPL's history to reach the 100 goal landmark. The former African footballer of the year scored his 100th Premier League goal against Brentford on September 25, 2021. Salah has made 166 appearances in the EPL and has found the back of the net 104 times.

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