Three African players win the Golden Boot award for the first time in English Premier League history

Golden Boot award for three African players (premier league news)
  • Three African players make history at the 2018/2019 EPL season.
  • Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finish on 22 goals each to win the Premier League Golden Boot.
  • Salah claims the Golden Boot in back-to-back seasons, after scoring 32 times in 2017/18.

Three African players - Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finished on 22 goals each to win the Premier League Golden Boot.

According to reports, this is the first time three players from Africa will be sharing the award and the third time it happened at the Premier League history.

The others were Chris Sutton, Michael Owen and Dion Dublin shared boot in the 1997-98 season and Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink, Michael Owen and Dwight Yorke were also tied in the 1998-99 season of the EPL.

While Mohammed Salah re-claimed the Golden Boot award after winning same with 32 times in 2017/18, Mane and Aubameyang won the title for the first time.

Mohamed Salah

  • Club: Liverpool
  • Goals: 22

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

  • Club: Arsenal
  • Goals: 22

Sadio Mane

  • Club: Liverpool
  • Goals: 22

Sergio Aguero

  • Club: Manchester City
  • Goals: 21

Jamie Vardy

  • Club: Leicester
  • Goals: 18

Raheem Sterling

  • Club: Manchester City
  • Goals: 17

Harry Kane

  • Club: Tottenham
  • Goals: 17

Eden Hazard

  • Club: Chelsea
  • Goals: 16

Callum Wilson

  • Club: Bournemouth
  • Goals: 14

Paul Pogba

  • Club: Manchester United
  • Goals: 13
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