Osimhen named best African player in French League 1

Nigeria’s Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been named the best African player in the French League 1 for the 2019/2020 season.

The Lille forward won the award after spending a season (not completed due to coronavirus outbreak). The 21-year old scored 18 goals and provided eight assists in all competitions for the French Ligue 1 side.

Osimhen was picked ahead of his compatriot Moses Simon, Habib Diallo of Metz, Idrissa Gueye of Paris Saint Germain, Islam Slimani of Monaco, and Yunis Abdelhamid of Reims.

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