2022/23 season: Osimhen crowned best striker in Italian Serie A

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Victor Osimhen

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has been awarded the best striker in the Italian top flight for the 2022–23 season.

The organiser of the Italian topflight, Lega Serie A, made the announcement on their Twitter handle on Friday.

Osimhen beat AC Milan forward Rafael Leao and Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez to the individual accolade.

The 24-year-old played a crucial role in Napoli’s Scudetto win, the club’s first in over three decades.

The Nigerian scored 25 league goals for the Partenopei this season.

The 2022–23 campaign comes to a close on Sunday, and Osimhen is on track to be named Capocannoniere (top scorer).

His Napoli teammate, Kim Min-Jae, gets the nod as the best defender.