AFCON: Goals and scorers in first round

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49 goals were scored in 24 matches (average of 2 goals): 15 in group D, 12 in Group C, 11 in Groups A and B. In 2012, the total amount of goals was above this year’s average with 61 goals and an average of 2.5 goals per match.

A third of the goals came in the last 15 minutes of the game and in added time.

GOALS BY HALVES

19 Goals were scored in the first half and 30 in the second half.

THE QUICKEST GOAL

Dieumerci Mbokano: 3rd minute in (DR Congo Vs Mali), on a penalty.

LATE GOALS

Dove Wome (Togo) 90+19 in the match Togo-Algeria
Jonathan Pitroipa (Burkina Faso) 90+5 in the match Burkina Faso – Ethiopia
Alain Traoré (Burkina Faso) 90 + 4, in the Burkina Faso – Nigeria
Youssef M’Sakni (Tunisia), 90 + 1 in the match Tunisia Algeria

PENALTIES:

SCORED

Dieumerci Mbohani (2) (DR Congo – Ghana, DR Congo – Mali) Victor Moses (2) (Nigeria – Ethiopia)
Kennedy Mweene (Zambia- Nigeria)
Mubarak Wakasu (Gha) against Mali
Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria – Côte d’Ivoire)
Khaled Mouelhi (Tunisia – Togo)

MISSED PENALTIES

Salahdin Saïd (Ethiopie – Zambia)
Ryad Boudebouz (Algeria – Côte d’Ivoire)
Khaled Mouelhi (Tunisia – Togo)
John Obi Mikel (Nigeria – Zambia)

TOP GOAL SCORERS

3 goals:

Alain Traoré (Burkina Faso)

2 goals:

Siyabonga Sangweni (South Africa),Gervinho, Yaya Touré (Côte d’Ivoire), Emannuel Emenike, Victor Moses (Nigeria), Dieumerci Mbokani (DR Congo)

1 goal:

Sphiwe Mahlangu, Lehlohonolo Majoro (South Africa), Sofiane Feghouli, Hilal Soudani (Algeria), Djakaridja Koné, Jonathan Pitroipa (Burkina Faso), Gege, Heldon, Luis Soares « Platini » (Cap Verde), Wilfried Bony, Didier Drogba, Didier Ya Konan (Côte d’Ivoire), Adane Girma (Ethiopia), Asamoah Gyan, John Boye, Christian Atsu, Emmauel Agyemang Badu, Mubarak Wakasu (Ghana), Seydou Keita, Mahamadou Samassa (Mali), Issam El Adoua, Youssef El Arabi, Abdelilah Hafidi (Morocco), Trésor Mputu (DR Congo), Emmanuel Adebayor, Jonathan Ayité, Serge Gakpé, Dové Womé (Togo), Khaled Mouelhi, Youssef Msakni (Tunisia), Collins Mbesuma, Kennedy Mweene (Zambia)

OWN GOALS

Nando (Cape Verde) (against Angola)

Source: FAZ