Battle for Golden Boot: Fashion v Singh v Patson
The battle on Wednesday and Thursday night will not be just for a place in the final of the CAF Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations but also for the Golden Boot.
South Africa’s Portuguese based forward Luther Singh is the leading scorer with 4 goals. The sporting Braga striker is the only player with a hatrick to his name at the tournament so far.
Following him closely are the two Zambian twin towers Patson ‘New Malaza’ Daka and Fashion Sakala who are on three goals.
The Kafue native scored the first goal of the tournament and grabbed a brace against Egypt, in a match Sakala also scored. Sakala also had a brace in that 6-1 demolishing of Mali.
Look out also for Edward ‘Tiger’ Chilufya who is on 2 goals.
Guinean striker Morlaye Sylla, who is based in Portugal could also finish as top scorer.
The Senegalese trial Ousseynou Diagne, Krépin Diatta and Ibrahima Niane are each on 2 goals apiece
Goal scorers chart
4 – Luther Singh (South Africa),
3- Patson Daka, Fashion Sakala (Zambia)
2 – Eric Ayuk Mbu (Cameroon), Morlaye Sylla (Guinea), Ousseynou Diagne, Krépin Diatta, Ibrahima Niane (Senegal), Edward Chilufya (Zambia)
1 – Liam Jordan, Phakamani Mahlambi, Tercious Malepe, Grant Margeman, Sibongakane Mbatha (South Africa), Samuel Gouet, Kalvin Jih Ketu, Olivier Mbaizo (Cameroon), Mostafa Abdalla, Karim Hassan, Nasser Maher (Egypt), Mohamed Aly Camara, Yamodou Touré (Guinea), Abdoul Karim Danté, Moussa Diakité, Sékou Koïta (Mali), Khaled Abdulmomen, Hassan Hassan, Walaa Mohamed (Sudan), Emmanuel Banda, Enock Mwepu (Zambia)
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