2. Laurent Pokou – Ivory Coast
Laurent Pokou was a member of the Ivorian national team. As affectionately called L’homme d’Asmara (the man of Asmara) was twice the highest goalscorer of the Africa Cup of Nations, scoring six goals in the 1968 tournament in Ethiopia and eight in the 1970 edition in Sudan, including 5 in one match against Ethiopia, which Ivory Coast won 6-1.
With 14 total goals, he is the tournament’s second highest overall goalscorer in all time.