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EPL: See List of Highest-Scoring Countries In History As Nigeria Ranks First In Africa

The English Premier League (EPL) yesterday conducted a ranking of all countries according to the goals scored by players from such countries.

According to the official website (https://www.premierleague.com/), Nigeria was ranked as the highest-scoring African country since the league was founded in the year 1992.

The West African country that bags a total of 471 goals, is also among the top ten that includes the likes of England, France and Spain.

The top five contributors to the 471 goals for Nigeria are Yakubu Aiyegbeni (95 goals), Nwankwo Kanu (54 goals), Efan Ekoku (52 goals), Shola Ameobi (43) and Osaze Odemwingie (36 goals).

See full lists of countries with highest goals scored in the EPL:

NATIONS GOALS NATIONS GOALS

England 10,826 Egypt 60

France 1,477 Peru 55

Ireland 945 Mexico 54

Scotland 942 Bosnia 52

Netherlands 904 Greece 52

Wales 898 Slovakia 47

Spain 673 Ecuador 45

Norway 510 Switzerland 44

Belgium 476 Latvia 43

Nigeria 471 Romania 43

Argentina 420 Grenada 37

Italy 414 Montserrat 36

Brazil 366 Benin 35

Ivory Coast 321 Japan 31

Senegal 314 Paraguay 31

Jamaica 270 Guyana 28

Germany 268 Ukraine 24

Australia 264 Hungary 21

N Ireland 237 Venezuela 21

Denmark 236 New Zealand 20

Sweden 221 Congo 18

Portugal 211 Georgia 17

Trinidad 178 Bermuda 13

Iceland 171 Barbados 12

Uruguay 168 Guinea 12

Croatia 163 Tunisia 12

USA 156 Montenegro 10

Serbia 150 Gibraltar 9

Bulgaria 135 Belarus 8

Colombia 123 Kenya 8

Czech Rep 122 Curaçao 7

Finland 107 Iran 7

Russia 104 Liberia 7

Ghana 100 Honduras 6

S Africa 98 Armenia 5

Togo 97 Gabon 5

Cameroon 95 China 4

Austria 89 Macedonia 4

Morocco 79 Antigua and Barbuda 3

Chile 78 Slovenia 3

Congo DR 77 Angola 2

Turkey 75 Burkina Faso 2

Israel 72 Poland 2

S Korea 72 Burundi 1

Algeria 66 Estonia 1

Mali 66 Gambia 1

Canada 64 Sierra Leone 1

Costa Rica 63 St Kitts and Nevis 1

Zimbabwe 61

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