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HomeSportsAbaJifar’s Afolabi controls top scorer slot

AbaJifar’s Afolabi controls top scorer slot

Nigerian giant striker Okikikola Afolabi appears to be enjoying the rainy season becoming a run-away leading top scorer in the Ethiopian Premier League. Last year’s top scorer and Dedebit’s marks man Getaneh Kebede along with Electric’s one man strike force Electric’s Al-Hasen Kalusha are second from afar.
In his very first season in the Ethiopian Premier League Afolabi is close to making history as the second foreign player next to Nigerian Samuel Sanumi to win the top scorers award. With three fixtures to go Afolabi has 17 goals under his belt which is more than half of the 31 goals the team managed to collect. The second highest scorer in the team is Temesgen G/Michael with five goals while the remaining nine goals are distributed among five players. Once Afolabi told reporters that he is working very hard to help his team win the dream title and collect both accolades Top scorer and Best Player of The Year awards.
Two players are rubbing shoulders from far: Ethiopia Premier League all time highest scorer with 25 goals Dedebit’s Getaneh Kebede and relegation threatened Ethio-Electric’s Al-Hasen Kalusha each with 11 goals. With Dedebit and Electric struggling to survive, it is the two strikers managed such accomplishments.
Fast forward Ethiopia Bunna’s striker Samuel Sanumi is third in the table with ten goals in to his name. One third of the total goal tally is in his name, in his sixth season and third team in Ethiopian Football, Sanumi’s current form is said to be the turning point for Ethiopia Bunna’s revival in the title contention. Amanuel G/Michael of Mekele, Dawa Hutesa of Adama and Addis Gedey of Sidama Bunna are joint thirds each with nine goals.

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