• Agharaye Tseyi

Victor Osimhen has been voted Ligue One Player of the Month for September

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen has been named French Ligue 1 player of the month for September,

Osimhen has been in red hot form for club and country scoring 7 goals so far, Osimhen is also topping the goal scoring chart in France with 7 goals from 9 ligue one games

Osimhen beat Algerian forward, Islam Slimani, who plays for AS Monaco and Nantes’ Nicolas Pallois to the award.



The 20-year-old scored two goals and recorded two assists in four league appearances for Lille in September.

Osimhen was on target in Lille 2-1 win against Angers SCO and the 2-0 victory at home to Strasbourg.

Lille lost two of its key stars from last season, Nicolas Pepe and Rafael Leao to Arsenal and AC Milan respectively, but Osimhen had proven to a capable replacement for the duo.

The former Wolfsburg of Germany striker who was also recently named Lille Player of the month for September has scored seven goals and in nine league appearances for Los Dogues this season.



Osimhen will return to Lille after his involvement for Nigeria against Brazil where the super Eagles held the Samba boys to a 1-1 draw

He is expected to be in action when Lille travel away to Toulouse on Saturday

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