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FIFA 22: Who are the fastest African players?

Ismaila Sarr, Victor Osimhen, Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang
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Who is the quickest footballer from Africa? Find out here as Ace Football goes through the fastest players from the continent on FIFA 22.

After the best African footballer in the game, being the quickest – or at least one of the fastest players – is perhaps the next prize left to vie for in FIFA 22.

In this case, Achraf Hakimi is the fastest African player in the FIFA 22 game. EA Sports has rated the Paris Saint-Germain and Morocco full-back with a pace rating of 95 in its latest edition.

Here, we go over the fastest African players in FIFA 22 based on a footballer’s overall pace rating who represents a national team only from the continent.

Top 20 fastest African players

1.Achraf Hakimi🇲🇦PSG95
2.Frank Acheampong🇬🇭Shenzhen FC94
3.Ismaila Sarr🇸🇳Watford94
4.Chidera Ejuke🇳🇬CSKA Moscow94
5.Sadio Mane🇸🇳Liverpool91
6.Cédric Bakambu🇨🇩Marseille90
7.Ihlas Bebou🇹🇬Hoffenheim90
8.Mohamed Salah🇪🇬Liverpool90
9.Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang🇬🇦FC Barcelona89
10.Wilfried Zaha🇨🇮Crystal Palace89
11.Hassane Kamara🇨🇮Watford88
12.Mohammed Kudus🇬🇭Ajax88
13.Nicolas Pepe🇨🇮Arsenal88
14.Victor Osimhen🇳🇬Nigeria88
15.Moussa Marega🇲🇱Al Hilal87
16.Samuel Chukwueze🇳🇬Villarreal87
17.Hamari Traore🇲🇱Stade Rennais85
18.Karl Toko Ekambi🇨🇲Lyon85
19.Andy Delort🇩🇿Nice84
20.Jeremie Boga🇨🇮Atalanta84

What are the biggest changes compared to FIFA 21?

Surprisingly, EA Sports has knocked three points each off Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.

Salah had a pace rating of 93 in FIFA 21, yet finds himself rated at 90 for the latest edition. While Mane was a 94 in pace in FIFA 21 but is down to 91 in the FIFA 22 game.

Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has also slipped down the pecking order. Like Salah, the 32-year-old has gone from a pace rating of 93 in FIFA 21 to 90 in the FIFA 22 edition.

Hakimi, meanwhile, has improved by one point to a 94 rating in FIFA 22, as have Napoli striker Victor Osimhen and Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha.

Who is the fastest player in FIFA 22 overall?

The fastest player in FIFA 22 is Kylian Mbappe, who has a rating of 97 for pace in the game. The PSG and France striker is also the game’s cover star and is one of the best overall players, rated at 91.

Barcelona winger Adama Traore is the second-fastest player in FIFA 22 on a 96 pace rating. Joining him with the same rating is Bayern Munich wideman Alphonso Davies to complete the top three.

1.Kylian Mbappe🇫🇷PSG97
2.Adama Traore🇪🇸FC Barcelona96
3.Alphonso Davies🇨🇦Bayern96
4.Daniel James🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Leeds95
5.Vinicius Jr🇧🇷Real Madrid95
6.Achraf Hakimi🇲🇦PSG95
7.Gerrit Holtmann🇵🇭Bochum94
8.Frank Acheampong🇬🇭Shenzhen FC94
9.Georges-Kevin Nkoudou🇫🇷Besiktas94
10.Ismaila Sarr🇸🇳Watford94

If you want to see what else there is on FIFA 22, other than the fastest players, feel free to check out the African players with the best overall rating below.