Golden Boot winner at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, Aboubakar is a former African champion and has scored goals wherever he’s gone.
As well as respectable league hauls in France, Portugal and Turkey, he’s also impressed consistently in the Champions League.
To date, the 30-year-old has scored 14 UCL goals across campaigns with both FC Porto and Besiktas
Perhaps the least celebrated name on this list, Ivory Coast forward Doumbia is also a former Africa Cup of Nations champion—having clinched the title in 2015—and like Aboubakar, has proved he can cut it against Europe’s top defenders.
After initially tasting UCL action with CSKA Moscow, he subsequently also found the net in the competition with FC Basel and Sporting Lisbon, putting his current total at 15.
Tied with Doumbia on 15 goals, Auba hasn’t featured in the Champions League since his time with Borussia Dortmund, with Arsenal having consistently failed to qualify for the competition during his time with the club.
Now at Barcelona, he’s still being made to wait to return to the UCL, but with the Catalan giants having rediscovered their mojo In La Liga, next season could see Aubameyang adding to his tally
Still in contention to add to his haul of 16 goals this season, Mahrez has featured in Europe’s premier club competition with Leicester City and Manchester City.
While he’s won three Premier League titles and the Afcon crown, the Champions League has remained elusive for Mahrez and Pep Guardiola’s City.
Riding high on 22 goals, 13 of Mane’s strikes have come in the knockout stages, which is more even than Lionel Messi since the start of the 2017-18 season.
The forward has made some stunning contributions to two Liverpool runs to the final—notably against Bayern Munich away in 2019—and was a UCL winner later that year.
Making the podium on 33 goals, Eto’o is the most successful African player in the history of the Champions League, having won the title on three occasions.
A champion twice with Barcelona—when he netted in both the 2006 and 2009 finals—Eto’o would also go on to achieve success with Internazionale after moving to Italy.
Another player to have netted in a UCL final, Salah was on the scoresheet in 2019 when Liverpool defeated Tottenham Hotspur in the final.
It was magnificent consolation for the Egypt forward, whose final experience in 2018 was ended in heartbreak by Sergio Ramos.
Currently on 36 goals, expect the Pharaohs superstar to add a few more to his tally before this season is up.
Lauded for his impact in the 2012 Champions League final, Drogba netted the late equaliser and the decisive penalty as Chelsea defeated Bayern Munich in their own back yard.
The striker not only made his mark in the biggest fixture in the Blues’ history, but he also demonstrated his consistency in the competition, bagging 44 goals across his time with Chelsea, Olympique de Marseille and Galatasaray.