Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has said his rise to stardom will be credited to Royal Charleroi for granting him the privilege to play regularly for the team.
Osimhen joined Charleroi from German side Wolfsburg at the beginning of the 2018/2019 season and he went on to score 20 goals during his loan spell.
Currently playing for Lille in the French League, the Nigerian international, who featured for the Super Eagles in their 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly, visited his former club in Belgium and lauded the support they gave to him.
“Since the very first time I came to the club, I could remember vividly I had 12 minutes of action. The way the fans supported me was unbelievable,” he said.
“So, I think for me to repay them is for me to give my best and score a lot of goals for them and win games. I think that was the turning point for the relationship between me and the fans.
“And as you can see today, the way I was received by them was very emotional and I am really happy to be here. This is not a goodbye, of course, I will keep coming whenever I have spare time because this place is like a second home.
“My dream to become the kind of player that I want to be started here, and this club gave me the platform to showcase my talent. It’s good to be back with these wonderful fans today and I’m really happy to be here,” he concluded.