- Victor Osimhen has ascended to the throne of Nigerian football after earning the prestigious title of the Nigerian Most Valuable Player of the Season (Men) for the 2022/2023 campaign.
With his extraordinary scoring prowess, Osimhen, a true football prodigy, netted an astounding 31 goals and provided five assists in 39 matches for SSC Napoli.
The impact of Osimhen's goals extended beyond individual accolades, as he played a vital role in guiding Napoli to their first Italian Serie A title in over thirty years.
His remarkable tally of 26 goals also earned him the distinction of being the top scorer in the Italian top flight, making history as the first African to achieve such an honour.
Consequently, he rightfully claimed the title of the Best Striker in Serie A.
Osimhen's exploits did not stop there.
He surpassed Simy Nwankwo to become the most prolific Nigerian player to have ever graced the Italian elite division.
Moreover, his five goals in the UEFA Champions League propelled Napoli to the quarterfinals for the first time in the competition's history.
Such exceptional performances have not gone unnoticed, as Osimhen's market value has soared to an unprecedented €120 million, setting a new record for any player in Serie A.
Thanks to his brilliance, Osimhen has received multiple accolades at the EaglesTracker Awards, including the Golden Boot, Best Forward of the Season, Fans' Player of the Year, and a well-deserved spot in the Team of the Season.
Now, to add the final jewel to his crown, the 24-year-old maestro has clinched the title of the Nigerian Most Valuable Player of the Season, cementing his status as the overall best men's player.
Congratulations, Victor, on this well-deserved recognition of your brilliance and success.