Victor Osimhen wins French Ligue 1 player of the month for September

– Victor Osimhen has emerged French Ligue 1 player of the month for September 2019

– The Super Eagles forward has netted 7 goals in 9 matches in the Ligue 1 so far

– Osimhen switched to Lille from Sporting Charleroi this summer
Super Eagles and Lille forward Victor Osimhen has emerged French Ligue 1 player of the month for September 2019.

The Nigeria international, who switched to Lille from Sporting Charleroi this summer, claimed 45% of total votes to emerge tops ahead of Monaco’s Islam Slimani (37%) second and Nantes’ Nicolas Pallois (18%) on third spot.

The former Golden Eaglets ace will now takes over from Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga who claimed the award in August.

A breakdown of Osimhen’s achievement during the month under review showed that the 20-year-old netted four times long with 2 assists for Lille.

Osimhen scored against SCO Angers and Strasbourg and provided assists against Rennes and Strasbourg respectively.

At the last count, the Eagles forward netted 7 goals in 9 matches in the Ligue 1, making him the fourth highest goalscorer in Europe’s top five leagues, behind the trio of Bayern Munich’s Lewandowski (11), Man City’s Sergio Aguero and Chelsea’s Abraham (8 each).

Osimhen also netted his first goal in the Champions League against Chelsea on October 2.

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