The hat-trick king 2023

7 January 2024 17:45
The hat-trick king 2023

The list of players who scored 3 or more goals in the most games in 2023 has been determined. reports that IFFHS declared Gift Orban, who wears the uniform of the Belgian club Gent, as the "Hat-trick king" of the year.

Gift Orban is awarded as the “King of hat-tricks” of 2023. A Nigerian striker from Gent made most hat-tricks (5) in the top level games within the past year. Orban was the absolute record holder among the players who played in the 100 strongest leagues in the world.

Denis Bouanga, a Gabonese football player of Los Angeles, is second, and Hungarian Barnabas Varga, who played for Paksy and Ferensvaros, is third. Both of them have 4 such matches.

Two more players scored at least three goals in 4 games during the year. Erling Haaland (Norway, Manchester City) and Karim Benzema (France, "Real") were excluded from the "three" due to additional indicators.

It should be noted that the Irishman Garbhan Coughlan was more productive in 6 matches, but he was left out of the list because he excelled in New Zealand.