Osimhen now has Iheanacho to contend with
Just when he thought he was the undisputed number 9 of the Super Eagles, Osimhen now has a resurgence Iheanacho breathing down his neck! Still, Osimhen just has to keep doing what he does best and this week was no exception. The Super Eagles sharp shooter further enhanced his reputation with a performance that earned him a mammoth rating of 7.1/10. Against Amiens in this week's Cup competition, Osimhen played 90 minutes having 25 touches while laying 9 accurate passes. He won 4 out of 6 aerial dual and ultimately bagged himself 1 goal for his troubles – bringing his tally for the season to an impressive 14 goals across all competitions. With Iheanacho back fit and firing, will Osimhen be willing to vacate a position that Iheanacho believes is rightly his in the national team? Osimhen has 4 goals in 9 games for Nigeria whilst Iheanacho has 8 goals in 23.
Iheanacho scored 7 goals in his first 9 matches for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.