OSIMHEN WINS FRENCH LIGUE 1 PLAYER OF THE MONTH
Lille forward Victor Osimhen has emerged French Ligue 1 player for the month of September 2019.
The Super Eagles striker 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.
The 20-year-old scored two goals in four league appearances for Lille in September.
He was on target in Lille’s 2-1 win against Angers SCO and the 2-0 victory at home to Strasbourg. Osimhen took to twitter to express his gratitude after the big announcement, he said: “Player of the month of September. Major thanks to those who voted for me, I appreciate each and every one you, special gratitude go to my family, teammates and my loved ones. GOD is the greatest. We move.”