Ghana’s skipper Shafiu Mumuni wins WAFU Cup golden boot


Ghanaian forward Shafiu Mumuni won the Golden boot award after finishing the 2019 ESPN WAFU Cup as the top scorer.

Ashanti Gold SC attacker banged in four(4) goals in as many games including a record breaking hat trick against Ivory Coast in the 3-1 win in the semi final of the competition.

Shafiu’s other goal of the tournament came in the form of an equalizer in 1-1 draw with Burkina Faso, a game Ghana eventually won on Penalties.

The 24-year old, who has been on red hot form for both club and country since the start of this year, has been a subject of transfer interest from many foreign clubs, following his exploit in the competition.

Ghana lost 3-1 on penalty shootouts against host nation, Senegal in the final after the regulation time and extra thirty minutes had ended in a 1-1 stalemate.

Mumuni becomes the second Ghanaian footballer to win the golden shoe award after Stephen Sarfo won it two years ago.


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