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Super Eagles Laud Osimhen After FIFA The Best Nomination

Super Eagles Laud Osimhen After FIFA The Best Nomination 2

The Nigerian men’s football team the Super Eagles have saluted their striker Victor Osimhen following his nomination for the 2023 FIFA Best Player Awards.

Osimhen was nominated after an exciting year for club and country. He was the topscorer in the Serie A in the 2022/23 season with 26 goals and four assists in 32 matches guiding Napoli to their third Serie A title.


He was also the topscorer in the Afcon 2023 qualifiers with 10 goals in six matches.

He was nominated for the award alongside Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, Kylian Mbappe, Julian Alvarez, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Declan Rice, IIkay Gundogan, Marcelo Brozovic and Rodri.

Super Eagles took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to salute the 24 year old striker.


“Idan nominated again. Congratulations @victorosimhen9,” they posted.

The Super Eagles have qualified for Afcon 2023 after emerging first in Group A of the qualifiers with 15 points from six games.

The tournament will take place in Ivory Coast from January 13 to February 11.


Osimhen has scored three goals in three Serie A matches for the Partenopei this season.

Napoli are currently sixth in the Serie A standings with six points from three games.


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