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Mane & Mahrez Left To Chase Shadows As Odion Ighalo Wins AFCON 2019 Golden Boot

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo has won the Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot award after finishing top of the goal-scorer standings.

The Shanghai Shenhua striker finished the tournament with five goals ahead of Riyad Mahrez, Adam Ounas, Cedric Bakambu, and Sadio Mane who all scored three goals respectively.

The 30-year-old, who was also the top scorer in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with seven goals is now the sixth Nigerian after Segun Odegbami, Rasheed Yekini, Julius Aghaowa, Jay-Jay Okocha & Emmanuel Emenike to win Afcon’s top scorer prize.

See the top ten scorers at the 2019 AFCON below;

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