Little known Israel Abia from Sunshine Stars is the leading scorer in the NPFL with seven goals after nine rounds of matches.
All seven goals of the big centre-forward, who only recently celebrated his birthday, were scored in open play and included his four goals against Nasarawa United in Akure.
He said his job is to score goals and hopes to set a new NPFL goals record this season.
He is closely followed by Enyimba striker Victor Mbaoma, who has netted five goals.
Jimoh Oni (Abia Warriors) leads six other players who have thus far scored four goals – Isaac George (Dakkada FC), Sikiru Alimi (Lobi Stars), Tasiu Lawal (Katsina United), Mustapha Ibrahim (Plateau United), Ndifreke Effiong (Akwa United)
So far a total of 170 goals have been scored by 111 players.