The Super Eagles striker, 23, has won the Seria A best under 23 player of the year.
He picked up his award today after Napoli’s 3-0 victory away at Spezia. Victor edged Dusan Vlahovic of Juventus and Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca to win the award.
Victor Osimhen scored 14 goals (7 with head, 7 with foot), 2 assists and 4 Man of the Match awards in 1992 minutes of 27 league games.
Victor Osimhen posted his reaction to winning the award on his Instagram. He said:
“For Me This Is A Big Milestone! Having Went Through A lot Of Tough Time, From Multiple Injuries And All,I Still Stood My Ground Against All Odds But I Wont Be Able To Do This Things Without The Support Of My FAMILY, FRIENDS,FANS And Of Course My TEAMMATES,The COACHES,I Sincerely Appreciate Y’all, This One is Also For The People Who Want To See Me Fail, Y’all Motivate Me To Put A lot Of Y’all In Shame.Ciao And See You Next Season,GOD Is The Greatest We Move”
The young striker is expected to stay in Naples amidst rumors of transfer.