Major leagues in Europe have been suspended due to the coronavirus, However, Goal ranked in the big five, so far the Africa Top 10 Players.
Africa Top 10 Players of the season
Below are the top 10 Africa players for the season.
10. Victor Osimhen
After selling Nicolas Pepe to Arsenal LOSC Lille went for the Osimhen the Nigerian, though they were not aware of the impact the Nigerian will make.
Currently, he has scored 13 goals in the league, making a huge step up from Belgian football
Osimhen at the Champions League scored 2 times for Lille. Now making himself the leading striker in the Super Eagles, though with the retirement of Odion Ighalo.
9. Jeremie Boga
Jeremie is one of the upcoming stars of the season, the 23-year-old player is making a great impact. He has scored 8 goals and making 2 assist in his club Sassuolo.
His current form reminded fans of the reason he was a coveted asset during his time at the Chelsea academy in 2009. His previous employers are striving to bring him back to Stamford Bridge.
Even Tottenham Hotspur has an interest in getting the Ivory Coast international player.
8. Idrissa Gueye
In the summer Gueye went to his dream club Paris Saint-Germain. He impressed Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations, he continued with the amazing play in the French champions.
Gueye is on the verge of getting in his career the first major honor this season, with PSG. He has just made an excellent partnership with his fellow midfield Marco Verratti.
His performance against Borussia Dortmund in their first leg in the Champions League round of 16 shows his lack of experience in that level, but later on, he responded in a grand style as PSG secured their way to the quarter-finals.
7. Wilfred Ndidi
Just ahead of Gueye is the African finest defensive midfielder, also the best non-attacker in the world today. Ndidi has been a great player in the success of Leicester City.
The foxes generated their headlines for the flow of their forward play with their attacking qualities, the anchor at the midfield as always been Ndidi. He retrieved the ball, possessed it and making things perfect in the midfield.
Ndidi will be expected to be among the Premier League big boys when the transfer window opens.
6. Christopher Nkunku
Nkunku is one of the African stars of Leipzig, He is enjoying his term at Leipzig after leaving PSG in the summer.
Nkunku a France U-21 international and also the Democratic Republic of Congo, has scored 4 goals and made 12 assists this season, he has also been an important player in the Leipzig quarter-finals Champions League qualification.
PSG may regret if they let Nkunku go. as the 22 years old made a record of the most assist withing the period of 30 minutes. He did this in a match against Schalke 04 assisting 4 goals in a match of 5-0.
5. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
For a tricky campaign for Arsenal. Aubameyang as shown to be always delivered in front of the goal.
At the current time of the season, Aubameyang is on the way of winning his 22-goals Golden boot he won the last term. Now he has prolonged his double figures scoring in each season across Germany, France, and England.
Aubameyang, the Gabon international is closed to the door of leaving the Gunners but it’s hard for them to replace his goal threat.
4. Riyad Mahrez
Mahrez missed out of the top three of the list, he has already added to last season’s cups with a League Cup win for Manchester City.
Liverpool is already in view of taking the cup away from Manchester City this season. The Algerian player will not be criticized for the club not winning the League, as he scored 15 goals made 7 strikes and 8 assists.
Mahrez has started matches this league than he did last season. Mahrez has also been unique in the Champions League and might win the medal-one medal of the few medals he hasn’t won.
3. Achraf Hakimi
Now going into the top 3, Hakimi made the list. He grew stronger this season, building a good record for himself.
He is fourth in Bundesliga, making 10 assists, he also scored 3 goals in the league. Hakimi also scored 4 goals in the Champions League group stage.
It’s not just about the goals, He has grown more mature, and at shifting the league, he has proven to be more influential as Dortmund is just 4 points away from Bayern Munich to take the league.
2. Mohamed Salah
Salah has always been excellent in Premier Lear than any other player can be.
He has been helpful taking Liverpool to a point of claiming the League title this season, if Salah and the Reds were not given the title for the first time in 30 years it would be unjust.
Salah has scored 16 goals and made 6 assist this season. Though the record fell at another great campaign at Anfield.
1. Sadio Mane
In January, Sadio Mane was awarded the African Footballer of the year. An award which he deserved and he has shown to the world why he is the finest player in Africa in subsequent months.
However, in winning the season title, only Vigil Van Dijk has been pivotal to Liverpool than Mane. Mane has scored 14 goals and made 7 assists this season.
The amazing forward, came well in the memorable 5-2 win against Everton, scoring a goal and making 2 assists. He also made a wonder assist which led to their victory against Flamengo in the final of Club World Championship. Sadio Mane came first at the Africa top 10 players list.