Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen ranked 15th best player in Europe; ahead of Messi and Ronaldo

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen ranked 15th best player in Europe; ahead of Messi and Ronaldo

Victor Osimhen has been ranked the 15th best player in Europe for the last month.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria and LOSC Lille forward was ranked 15th because of his performance between February and March.

The 22-year-old was ahead of some big names such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski.

The rankings were published on the website of the  International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory.

The rankings are monthly and some of the considerations to take top spot include distribution, vision, technique, recovery, take ons, accuracy, risk-taking, player’s creativity, rigour, shooting, change creation,

Osimhen had a ranking of 90.7 to be placed 15 but was not the highest-ranked player from his team Lille. The three teammates in front of him include Renato Sanches who was ranked 1st  with a rating of 99.0, Jonathan Ikoné ranked 6th with a rating of 93.3 and Benjamin André ranked 10th with 92.3 rating.
See the top 15 ratings for February

1. Renato Sanches 99.0(LOSC Lille)
2. Serge Gnabry 96.0(FC Bayern München)
3. Jordan Ayew 94.0(Crystal Palace FC)
4. Kai Havertz 93.7(Bayer 04 Leverkusen)
– Florian Kainz 93.7(1. FC Köln)
6. Jonathan Ikoné 93.3(LOSC Lille)
– Jonathan Tah 93.3(Bayer 04 Leverkusen)
8. Romain Del Castillo 93.0(Stade Rennais FC)
– Marcos Alonso 93.0(Chelsea FC)
10. Joshua Kimmich 92.3(FC Bayern München)
– Benjamin André 92.3(LOSC Lille)
12. Vicente Guaita 92.0(Crystal Palace FC)
13. Steven Nzonzi 91.7(Stade Rennais FC)
14. Edmond Tapsoba 91.3(Bayer 04 Leverkusen)
15. Victor Osimhen 90.7(LOSC Lille)o

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