2013 AFCON : Emenike joins leading goal scorers

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2013 afcon 2Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has joined the list of leading goal scorers at the ongoing 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa.

The player scored one of  his team’s two goals that sent out Cote d’Ivoire in the tournament’s semi-final match on Sunday.

Emenike now joins Wakaso Mubarak of Ghana and Alain Traore of Burkina Faso, each with three goals, as joint stop scorers.

All three remain in the tournament, meaning they could score more goals.

Seven players have so far scored two goals each: Seydou Keita of Mali, Jonathan  Pitroipa of Burkina Faso and Victor Moses of Nigeria.

Others are: Dieumerci Mbokani of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Siyanbonga Sangweni of South Africa, as well as Yaya Toure and Gervinho, both of Cote d’Ivoire.

2 Responses to “2013 AFCON : Emenike joins leading goal scorers”

  1. Oyewale jamiuFebruary 7th, 2013 - 5:41 am

    Nigeria will win this tournament 3 – 1 against there are oppent

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