Here, we compare his record to the leading scorers since the competition turned professional at the start of 2008/09:
Club(s): Al Jazira
Games per goal: 1.52
Mabkhout has grown from a wasteful prospect into the best indigenous goal scorer in Asia’s major leagues. At just 27, there are many more to come.
Club(s): Al Ain, Al Ahli (loan)
Games per goal: 0.96
The African joined in his prime, before injuries took their toll; 95 of his goals came at Al Ain from 2011-15 and just six more followed on loan at Al Ahli in 2016/17.
Club(s): Al Wahda
Games per goal: 1.06
There is no great grace to the Argentine striker’s game. He’s simply a relentless scorer of goals. Is showing no signs of slowing down at 32-years old.
Club(s): Al Dhafra, Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club
Games per goal: 1.4
The giant Senegalese’s tally would be even more impressive if he’d not loyally spent nearly five years at lowly Dhafra.
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Club(s): Al Wasl
Games per goal: 1.17
It is not just the volume which impresses about the brilliant Brazilian, it’s also the variety. Long-range or tap-ins, free-kicks or headers, he does it all.
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