Nigerian Footballers Abroad

Victor Osimhen Joins Elite Company with Brace Against Bologna

Victor Osimhen scored two goals as Napoli played a 2-2 draw against Bologna in a Serie A game on Sunday to join Erliing Haaland, Kylian Mbappe, and two others in an exclusive list.

The Nigerian striker scored a goal either half to notch his 24th, and 25th league goals making him just the fifth player to score 25+ league goals in Europe’s top five leagues.

Five players have scored 25+ league goals in Europe’s top five divisions this season:

◎ Erling Haaland – 36 goals
◎ Kylian Mbappé – 30 goals
◎ Harry Kane – 30 goals
◎ Alexandre Lacazette – 27 goals
◉ Victor Osimhen – 25 goals

With one game to the end of the season, Osimhen has given himself a breathing space in the Serie A top scorer race with four more than Martinez.

Italian Serie A Top Scorer

1. Victor Osimhen – 25
2. Lautaro Martinez – 21
3. dia-boulaye – 16
4. Rafael Leao – 13
5. Ademola Lookman – 13
6. M’Bala Nzola – 13

In the last Serie A game of the season, Lautaro Martinez and Inter Milan will travel to Torino, while Victor Osimhen will hosts Sampdoria.

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