Diaspora, Africa – (African Boulevard News) – Victor Osimhen is a name that has become a household one in African football circles, especially after his impressive season in Italy with Napoli. The Nigerian striker has been a revelation this campaign, leading his club to their first Serie A title in six years, and scoring an impressive 22 goals out of Napoli’s 69 total this season.
Osimhen’s contributions have not gone unnoticed as some of his compatriots, including former Super Eagles stars like Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Obafemi Martins, and Kelechi Iheanacho, have taken to social media to congratulate him on his achievement.
Ighalo, who recently retired from international football, wrote on Twitter: “Well deserved, congratulations bro @victorosimhen9 #SerieATim #Champione #ForzaNapoliSempre.” Similarly, Musa praised Osimhen, tweeting: “Congratulations my brother @victorosimhen9 on winning your first league title in Italy, proud of you.” Likewise, Martins posted a picture of Osimhen holding the Serie A trophy on his Instagram account, with the caption: “Congrats my brother well deserved @victorosimhen9.”
Iheanacho, who plays for Leicester City in the English Premier League, also took to his Instagram page to congratulate Osimhen on his achievement, writing: “Congratulations on your first Serie A title @victorosimhen9, well deserved.”
Osimhen’s performance this season has been exceptional, and he has been praised for his work ethic, speed, and clinical finishing. His exploits have caught the attention of top European clubs, but he has remained focused on improving and helping Napoli achieve more success in the future.
With the 2022 World Cup around the corner, Osimhen’s form will be crucial to Nigeria’s hopes of making a significant impact in Qatar. The Super Eagles have not won the World Cup before, but with the likes of Osimhen and Iheanacho in their squad, they will be looking to make a statement in the tournament.
In conclusion, Osimhen’s achievement is a significant milestone not only for him but also for Nigerian football. His compatriots’ congratulatory messages are a testament to his hard work, dedication, and talent. As he continues to grow and develop, he will undoubtedly become one of Africa’s best footballers and an inspiration to many aspiring young players.