African Stars Shine in Premier League 2023-2024: Top Scorers and Standout Performances

African Scorers in Premier League 2023-2024: Top Performers | GSB

The 125th edition of the Premier League was a breathtaking display that saw Manchester City crowned as champions of England for the fourth time consecutively. This memorable season witnessed a remarkable African presence with numerous players dazzling. Here are some of the most notable African scorers from the 2023-2024 season.

Mohamed Salah: The Indispensable Star

Another prolific season for Liverpool’s Egyptian icon Mohamed Salah. He finished top among his fellow Africans in terms of goal scoring, netting 18 times in the EPL. Despite his impressive individual performance, Liverpool had a disappointing season, failing to secure any trophies.

Nicolas Jackson: A Stellar Debut Season

Senegal international Jackson Nicholas had a brilliant first year in the Premier League after being transferred from Villarreal by Chelsea. Even though he was criticized for missing scoring chances, Jackson scored 14 goals, making him one of the most dangerous forwards in the league.

Yoane Wissa: The Brentford Mainstay

Yoane Wissa played an important role in keeping Brentford in the Premier League with his twelve goals. His partnership with Bryan Mbeumo troubled many backlines on various occasions. In addition, on their final match against Newcastle, Congolese striker Yoane Wissa scored an amazing goal which helped keep Brentford alive and competing at a higher level next year

Top 10 African Scorers in the Premier League 2023-2024

  1. Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Liverpool FC): 18 goals
  2. Nicolas Jackson (Senegal/Chelsea FC): 14 goals
  3. Yoane Wissa (DRC/Brentford FC): 12 goals
  4. Elijah Adebayo (Nigeria/Luton Town FC): 10 goals
  5. Bryan Mbeumo (Cameroon/Brentford FC): 9 goals
  6. Mohammed Kudus (Ghana/West Ham United): 8 goals
  7. Antoine Semenyo (Ghana/Bournemouth): 8 goals
  8. Abdoulaye Doucoure (Mali/Everton FC): 7 goals
  9. Taiwo Awoniyi (Nigeria/Nottingham Forest): 6 goals
  10. Simon Adingra (Ivory Coast/Brighton): 6 goals

These players not only scored crucial goals for their teams but also proudly represented Africa in one of world’s biggest leagues. Their accomplishment affirms that there is abundance and variety of talents among Africans playing in English Premier League.