U-17 AFCON: Senegal youngster, Diouf delighted on breaking Osimhen’s goal record


Senegal forward Amara Diouf can’t hide his excitement after breaking Victor Osimhen’s scoring record at the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations.

Diouf surpassed Osimhen’s record after netting a brace in Senegal’s 5-0 rout of South Africa on Wednesday night.

Osimhen was top scorer at the 2015 edition of the competition hosted by Niger Republic with four goals.

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Diouf has now scored five goals at the ongoing 2023 U-17 AFCON in Algeria.


“It is always the right path if you follow the examples set by the best players in the competition. This is a massive thing for me and I am really delighted to break the record. It means a lot to me and hopefully, I can also follow his path of success,” Diouf said.

Senegal will take on Nigeria or Burkina Faso in the semi-final.


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