Top 10 Ghanaian Players with Most Top 5 Leagues Goals : Anthony Yeboah remains the Ghanaian player with the most goals scored in the biggest European leagues after leaving Europe twenty-years ago. The leagues under question are the English Premier League , the Serie A of Italy , the Bundesliga of Germany , the La Liga of Spain and the Ligue 1 of France.
Goal machine Yeboah racked up 120 goals in the Premier League and the Bundesliga combined. No Ghanaian player comes close.
The powerful striker left Germany in 2001 for Qatar to end his professional football career in the Gulf.
Aside Yeboah , the active Ghanaian players with the most goals in the biggest European leagues are Andre Ayew and his brother Jordan. The latter netted twice against Leeds United on Sunday as Crystal Palace run riot with a 5-1 success.
The Ghana captain did 68 goals in the top 5 Leagues before going to the Gulf. He is back at Nottingham Forest but he is yet to score.
Here GhanaSportsMarket.com takes you through the all-time list of the Ghanaian players with most goals scored in the Best 5 European football leagues of Spain , England , Germany , Italy and France.
The data provided in this statistical piece is correct as of Sunday 9th April , 2023.
Top 10 Ghanaian Players with Most Goals Scored in Europe’s Biggest Leagues : Anthony Yeboah still leads
1.Anthony Yeboah – 120 EPL and Bundesliga goals
Yeboah netted 120 elite league goals in 270 games for Frankfurt, Hamburg both of the Bundesliga and Leeds United of the EPL.
68 goals in 123 games for Frankfurt
24 Premier League goals in 47 games for Leeds United
28 Bundesliga goals in 100 matches for Hamburger SV
Goals scored in the Top European Leagues : 120
Games Played : 270
2.Andre Ayew – 68 goals in 279 games for Marseille, Lorient, Swansea City and West Ham United , Nottingham Forest combined.
Andre Ayew is second on this list despite not being a typical striker. The breakdown of Andre’s goals in the Top European leagues are as follows :
44 goals in the Ligue 1 in 160 games for Marseille
3 Ligue 1 goals in 22 matches for Lorient
12 EPL goals in 46 games for Swansea City
9 EPL goals in 43 games for West Ham United
0 EPL goals in 8 games for Nottingham Forest so far
Goals scored in the Top European Leagues : 68
Games Played : 279
3.Jordan Ayew – 63 goals in 390 games for Marseille, Sochaux, Lorient, Aston Villa, Swansea City and Crystal Palace.
14 Ligue 1 goals in 111 games for Marseille
5 Ligue 1 goals in 17 games for Sochaux
12 Ligue 1 goals in 31 matches for Lorient
7 Premier League goals in 30 games for Aston Villa
8 Premier League goals in 50 games for Swansea City
17 Premier League goals in 151 games for Crystal Palace so far after netting a brace against Leeds United on Sunday April 9th.
Goals scored in the Top European Leagues : 63
Games Played : 390
4.Abedi Ayew “Pele” – 55 goals in 301 games for Marseille, Lille, Lyon , Torino and 1860 Munich.
23 Ligue 1 goals in 112 games for Marseille
16 Ligue 1 goals in 61 games for Lille
3 Ligue 1 goals in 29 matches for Lyon
11 Serie A goals in 49 games for Torino
2 Bundesliga goals in 50 games for 1860 Munich
Goals scored in the Top European Leagues : 55
Games Played : 301
5.Kevin-Prince Boateng – 45 goals in 338 games
4 Bundesliga goals in 72 games for Hertha BSC so far
0 EPL goals in 14 games for Tottenham Hotspur
0 Bundesliga goals in 10 games for Borussia Dortmund
3 EPL goals in 22 games for Portsmouth
11 Serie A goals in 85 games for AC Milan
6 Bundesliga goals in 46 games for Schalke 04
10 La Liga goals in 28 games for Las Palmas
6 Bundesliga goals in 31 games for Frankfurt
4 Serie A goals in 13 games for Sassuolo
0 La Liga goals in 3 games for FC Barcelona
1 Serie A goal in 14 games for Fiorentina
Goals scored in the Top European Leagues : 45
Games Played : 338
6. Majeed Waris- 40 goals in 145 games
He did his numbers for Valenciennes, Lorient , Nantes and Strasbourg.
7.Michael Essien – 37 goals in 341 games
Essien scored his goals for Bastia, Lyon, Chelsea, Real Madrid and AC Milan.
8.Asamoah Gyan – 35 goals in 121 games for Udinese, Rennes and Sunderland
11 Serie A goals in 39 games for Udinese
14 Ligue 1 goals in 48 games for Rennes
10 EPL goals in 34 games for Sunderland
9.Sule Muntari – 32 goals in 316 games for Udinese, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Pescara, Portmouth , Sunderland and Deportivo.
8 Serie A goals in 125 games for Udinese
4 EPL goals in 29 games for Portsmouth
7 Serie A goals in 66 games for Inter Milan
1 EPL goal in 9 games for Sunderland
11 Serie A goals in 70 games for AC Milan
1 Serie A goal in 9 games for Pescara
0 in 8 games for Deportivo La Coruna
10.Kwadwo Asamoah – 12 goals in 279 serie A games for Udinese, Juventus and Inter Milan
8 Serie A goals in 114 games for Udinese
4 Serie A goals in 116 games for Juventus
0 Serie A goals in 40 games for Inter Mlian
0 Serie A goals in 9 games for Cagliari
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