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  • April 12, 2017
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THE WORLD’S BEST TOP GOAL SCORER at end March 2017 : AL MUQBALI LEADS THE RANKING

The Top Goalscorers list for March is headed by Omani player Abdulaziz Al-Muqbali [1]. He scored 6 goals in one Asian
Cup Qualifier match against Bhutan [2], leading his team to a 14-0 win. Al-Muqbali is 27 years old and plays as a center
forward for his national team and his local club, Fanja SC . He is followed by Jordanian Hamza Al Dardour, who scored
a hat-trick against Cambodia and a friendly goal against Hong Kong to raise his total to 5.

Al-Muqbali scored the highest number of national team goals, while 3players shared the highest goalscorer on club level
with 5 goals each :Guilherme Guedes de Freitas (Marist F.C.), Vanuatu Tony Kaltack (Erakor Golden Star F.C.) and North
Korean Yu-Song Kim (April 25).

Till end of March, 56 players scored 3 or more goals. They are classified as follows:

1- On National Team level:

(a) Confederation wise: CAF (17), UEFA (13), AFC (10), CONMEBOL and OFC (7), and CONCACAF (2)

(b) Country wise: Brazil (5), France (4), Algeria, New Zealand and Oman (3)

2- On Club level:

(a) Confederation wise: UEFA (22), AFC (16), OFC (11), CAF (5), CONCACAF (2)

(b) Country wise: China, England, France (4), New Zealand, Germany, Turkey (3)

(c) Club wise: Olympique Lyon (3), Guangzhou Evergrande, Auckland City FC, Leicester City, Manchester United, AS Roma, Beşiktaş (2)

It was interesting that the list included Olympique Lyon’s French Trio (Fekir, Lacazette and Diakhaby), Guangzhou Evergrande’s Brazilian duo
(Junior and Douglas) and Leicester City’s Algerian duo (Slimani and Mahrez).

# Player Country Confederation Club Country Confederation Country Club Total
1 Abdul Aziz Al-Muqbali Oman AFC Fanja SC Oman AFC 6 0 6
2 Hamza Al Dardour Jordan AFC Al Kuwait Kaifan Kuwait AFC 5 0 5
3 Cenk Tosun Turkey UEFA Beşiktaş Turkey UEFA 2 3 5
3 Mehdi Taremi Iran AFC Persepolis FC Iran AFC 2 3 5
3 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Gabon CAF Borussia Dortmund Germany UEFA 2 3 5
3 Vincent Aboubakar Cameroon CAF Beşiktaş Turkey UEFA 2 3 5
7 Guilherme Guedes de Freitas Brazil CONMEBOL Marist F.C. Solomon Island OFC 0 5 5
7 Tony Kaltack Vanuatu OFC Erakor Golden Star F.C. Vanuatu OFC 0 5 5
7 Yu-Song Kim North Korea AFC April 25 North Korea AFC 0 5 5
10 Clint Dempsey USA CONCACAF Seattle Sounders USA CONCACAF 4 0 4
10 Islam Slimani Algeria CAF Leicester City England UEFA 4 0 4
10 Khalid Khalifa Al-Hajri Oman AFC Al Dhafra SCC UAE AFC 4 0 4
13 Nasser Al Shamrani Saudi Arabia AFC Al Ain FC UAE AFC 3 1 4
13 Paulinho Junior Brazil CONMEBOL Guangzhou Evergrande China AFC 3 1 4
15 Mbwana Samatta Tanzania CAF Genk. Belgium UEFA 2 2 4
15 Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior Brazil CONMEBOL Barcelona Spain UEFA 2 2 4
17 Edin Džeko Bosnia-Herzegovina UEFA AS Roma Italy UEFA 1 3 4
17 Rodrigo Tabata Qatar AFC Al-Rayan Qatar AFC 1 3 4
19 Bertrand Kaï New Caledonia OFC Hienghène Sport New Caledonia OFC 0 4 4
19 César Castillo Chile CONMEBOL A.S. Central Sport French Polynesia OFC 0 4 4
19 Ibrahim Chenihi Algeria CAF Club Africain Tunisia CAF 0 4 4
19 Nabil Fekir France UEFA Olympique Lyon France UEFA 0 4 4
19 Nicolas Marin France UEFA AS Magenta New Caledonia OFC 0 4 4
19 Ryan De Vries New Zealand OFC Auckland City FC New Zealand OFC 0 4 4
19 Tom Jackson New Zealand OFC Team Wellington New Zealand OFC 0 4 4
26 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal UEFA Real Madrid Spain UEFA 3 0 3
26 Junior Kabananga Congo DR CAF FK Astana Kazahstan UEFA 3 0 3
26 Michael Olunga Kenya CAF Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng China AFC 3 0 3
26 Mohammad Al Sahlawi Saudi Arabia AFC Al-Nassr Saudi Arabia AFC 3 0 3
26 Moussa Sow Senegal CAF Fenerbahçe Turkey UEFA 3 0 3
26 Riyad Mahrez Algeria CAF Leicester City England UEFA 3 0 3
32 Aristide Bancé Burkina Faso CAF ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast CAF 2 1 3
32 Bertrand Traoré Burkina Faso CAF Ajax Netherlands UEFA 2 1 3
32 Mohamed Salah Egypt CAF AS Roma Italy UEFA 2 1 3
32 Sunil Chhetri India AFC Bengaluru India AFC 2 1 3
32 Sylvain Graglia Tahiti OFC A.S. Tefana French Polynesia OFC 2 1 3
37 Edinson Cavani Uruguay CONMEBOL Paris Saint-Germain France UEFA 1 2 3
37 Henrikh Mkhitaryan Armenia UEFA Manchester United England UEFA 1 2 3
37 Raymond Gunemba Papua New Guinea OFC Lae City Dwellers FC Papua New Guinea OFC 1 2 3
37 Robert Lewandowski Poland UEFA Bayern Munich Germany UEFA 1 2 3
41 Ahmed Hamoudane Morocco CAF IR Tanger Morocco CAF 0 3 3
41 Alan Douglas Brazil CONMEBOL Guangzhou Evergrande China AFC 0 3 3
41 Alexandre Lacazette France UEFA Olympique Lyon France UEFA 0 3 3
41 Bakri Al-Madina Sudan CAF Al-Merrikh Omdurman Sudan CAF 0 3 3
41 Bienvenido Marañón Morejón Spain UEFA Ceres–Negros F.F. Philippines AFC 0 3 3
41 Cherbel Khouchaba New Zealand OFC Lupe o le Soaga Samoa OFC 0 3 3
41 Frank Acheampong Ghana CAF Anderlecht Belgium UEFA 0 3 3
41 Givanildo Vieira de Souza “Hulk” Brazil CONMEBOL Shanghai SIPG China AFC 0 3 3
41 João Moreira Portugal UEFA Auckland City FC New Zealand OFC 0 3 3
41 Kellyn Acosta USA CONCACAF FC Dallas USA CONCACAF 0 3 3
41 Lars Stindl Germany UEFA Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany UEFA 0 3 3
41 Mohammed Ahmed Bashir “Bisha” Sudan CAF Al-Hilal Omdurman Sudan CAF 0 3 3
41 Mohammed Al Ghassani Oman AFC Saham Oman AFC 0 3 3
41 Mouctar Diakhaby France UEFA Olympique Lyon France UEFA 0 3 3
41 Youssef El-Arabi Morocco CAF Lekhwiya SC Qatar AFC 0 3 3
41 Zlatan Ibrahimović Sweden UEFA Manchester United England UEFA 0 3 3

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