See all African Footballers that have been nominated for FIFA Puskas award since the creation of the award in 2009.
The African country that has produced the most FIFA Puskas award nominees is South Africa with five nominations one the years.
Katlego Mphela goal against Spain in 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup
Siphiwe Tshabala goal against Mexico in 2010 FIFA World Cup
Hlompho Kekena goal against Cameroon in 2017 African Nations Cup Qualifiers.
Oscarine Masuluke goal for FC Baroka against Orlando Pirates in the 2016/2017 South Premiership
Hlompho Kekena goal for Mamelodis Sundowns against Cape Town City in 2019/2020 South African Premiership
Ghana takes up the second spot with a total of four nominations.
Michael Essien goal for Chelsea against Barcelona in the 2008/2009 UEFA Champions League
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu goal for Ghana against Guinea in the 2012 African Nations Cup
Kevin Prince Boateng goal for Las Palmas against Villarreal in 2016/2017 La Liga season
Sandra Owusu-Ansah goal for Supreme Ladies against Kumasi Sports Academy Ladies in the 2020/2021 Ghana Women’s Premier League season
Cameroon takes up the third position on the list with two nominations.
Marcel Ndjeng for SC Paderborn against Bolton Wanderers in club Friendly in 2015
Nchout Ajara goal for Cameroon against New Zealand in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
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Countries with one nomination each
Emmanuel Adebayor for Arsenal against Villarreal in the 2008–09 UEFA Champions League
Moussa Sow for Fenerbahçe against Galatasaray in the 2011/2012 Turkish Super League
Riyad Mahrez for Algeria against Zimbabwe in the 2021 African Cup of Nations