- Victor Boniface has been crowned the Nigerian Young Player of the Season, receiving the prestigious honour at the highly anticipated EaglesTracker Awards ceremony.
The 22-year-old forward displayed an exceptional performance throughout the 2022/2023 season while playing for Belgian club Union Saint Gilloise.
Boniface's remarkable contributions were highlighted by his impressive tally of 22 goals and 12 assists in 55 matches across various competitions.
Notably, he showcased his prowess in the UEFA Europa League, where he etched his name in history as the first Nigerian player to claim the competition's top scorer title, courtesy of six stunning goals.
Additionally, his exploits earned him the accolade of being the second-best player of African origin in Belgium.
The outstanding performances by Boniface have captured the attention of numerous top European clubs, intensifying the race to secure his signature.
Consequently, he has emerged as one of Nigeria's most sought-after talents on the European stage.
In securing this illustrious award, Boniface outshined Gift Orban, KAA Gent's formidable striker.
We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Victor Boniface for his exceptional achievement and wish him continued success in his football journey.