Cameroon captain, Vincent Aboubakar, is recorded to be currently leading the race for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Golden Boot.
Aboubakar currently has five goals from three fixtures played following the conclusion of the group stage matches on Thursday ahead of the AFCON Round of 16 fixtures, which will commence on Sunday.
He has two goals ahead of the second position, Mali’s Ibrahima Kone.
AFCON 2021 top scorers ahead of Round of 16 games:
5 goals: Vincent Aboubakar (Cameroon).
3 goals: Ibrahima Kone (Mali).
2 goals: Ahmed Mongi (Comoros), Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia), Ablie Jallow (Gambia), Nicolas Pepe (Ivory Coast), Gabadinho Mhango (Malawi), Jim Allevinah (Gabon), Sofiane Boufal (Morocco), Karl Toko Ekambi (Cameroon).
1 goal: Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Taiwo Awoniyi (Nigeria), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Moses Simon (Nigeria), Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria).