Osimhen has had a Super season with Napoli, and he could win one of the league’s coveted prizes
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been nominated alongside AC Milan star Rafael Leao and Inter Milan hitman
Lautaro Martinez for the best striker in Serie A award, Soccernet.ng reports.
Osimhen has had a phenomenal campaign with Napoli. The 24-year-old goal poacher has scored 25 goals in Serie A and has four assists to his name.
His brilliance has helped the Partenopeans win the Scudetto for the first time since 1990. He has etched his name in Italian football history.
The former Lille man’s haul has helped him surpass Samuel Eto’o and George Weah’s goalscoring records in the Serie A.
Osimhen has attracted a lot of top clubs across Europe, and there is the possibility that he could even leave the club if a good offer arrives in the summer.
Meanwhile, the Serie A have named their nominees for striker of the season, and Osimhen has a spot. He was nominated alongside AC Milan talisman Rafael Leao and 2022 World Cup champion with Argentina Lautaro Martinez.
Osimhen leads the league’s goalscorers’ chart with 25 goals, while Martinez has 21. Leao is fourth on the chart with 13 goals and eight assists to his name.
If he wins the award, he will become the first African to win it.