Despite the disappointment, the Super Eagles received last night, Victor Osimhen still won big. The Nigerian attacker was voted the Serie A player of the month for March. The Nigeria international scored four goals in three league appearances in the month to help Napoli push for Scudetto.
Victor Osimhen Wins Player of the Month
The 23-year-old scored a brace each in the Partenopei’s win against Udinese and Hellas Verona. Victor Osimhen beat AC Milan defender Pierre Kalulu and on-loan Fiorentina midfielder Lucas Torreira to win the award. It was made known in a statement saying: “The EA SPORTS Player Of The Month award for March has been assigned to Napoli player Victor Osimhen.”
The trophy will be presented during the pre-match of Napoli vs Fiorentina, scheduled for Sunday 10th April 2022 at 3.00 pm at the “Diego Armando Maradona” stadium in Naples, ” a statement by Lega Serie A said.
The statement also said the ranking was compiled according to the statistical data of Stats Perform (a system patented in 2010 with K-Sport), with the help of tracking data recorded by Hawk-Eye. For the final calculation were considered the matchdays from 28 to 30 of Serie A TIM 2021/2022.
The Nigerian has now achieved the status of one of the most dominant forwards in the Serie A league. His physical strength, speed, courage, and determination made him one of the few numbers 9 in Napoli to do what he has done so far.