Breaking: Victor Osimhen emerges best African player

Our very own Nigerian Victor Osimhen has emerged as the best African player in the French Ligue 1, which is the French football championship for the 2019/2020 season. The runners up for the award are the Algerian forward Islam Slimani (Monaco) and the Moroccan defender Yunis Abdelhamid (Stade Rennais).

It might interest you to know or recall that the Nigerian-born Super Eagles striker is a very talented player, especially known for his exceptional dribbling and passing skills. Victor Osimhen also represents the German Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg. He is a star who has featured on the pitch with several other football stars like Jamiu Alimi, Noah Bazee, and a host of others. Prior to this current feat, the 22-year old, together with his team, has received the award of FIFA U-17 World Cup(2015), FIFA U-17 World Cup Golder Boot, Silver Ball, and CAF Youth Player of the year in 2015.

The Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen is one of the best strikers in the game of football and has been able to cut his teeth in the world of football at an early age and has increasing fans all around the world. It is also interesting to note that Osimhen moved to Vfl Wolfsburg with an agreement on a three-year deal on the 1st of January 2017 with the release clause of £3.15million. His Bundesliga career started on May 3, 2017, and he later extended his deal to remain in the club until the 30th of June 2020. As regards the current award of the best African player Victor just received, the award organisers stated that he was selected by a jury of sports journalists specializing in French and African Football.

Nigerian Newsnow celebrates this feat with our very own dear Victor Osimhen and wishes him more wins and plentier money in his career.

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