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Osimhen wins Lille’s player award

October 7, 2019
Victor Osimhen

Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen has won Lille’s player for the month of September following his outstanding performance with the Ligue 1 side.

Osimhen arrived at the modest Club at the back of a successful season with Belgian side Charleroi where he scored more than 20 goals to be named the Club’s player of the year.

The 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup winner has hit the ground running immediately for Lille, scoring seven league goals in nine outing and one in two UEFA Champions League game.

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The award was handed over to the Nigerian after Sunday’s home draw against Nimes at the Stade Pierre Mauroy.

Osimhen rescued his side’s from embarrassing home defeat after scoring the equaliser in the closing stages of the match on Sunday.

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) bronze medallist, Osimhen is expected to lead Nigeria’s attack when they take on Brazil in an international friendly on October 13 in Singapore.

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