Napoli star Osimhen named best striker of the 2022-2023 Serie A season

Published: June 02, 2023
Napoli star Osimhen named best striker of the 2022-2023 Serie A season

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Victor Osimhen has been adjudged as Serie A's striker of the year following his goalscoring heroics for Napoli this season.  

He edged Inter Milan, striker, Lautaro Martínez and AC Milan forward and last season's Most Valuable Player Rafael Leão to the award

He is the first African to be named Striker of the Year which was first awarded in the 2018/2019 season with Fabio Quagliarella being the first recipient of the award.


Osimhen has been one of the most prolific strikers in the league this season, helping Napoli to end a 33-year wait for the league title.

The Super Eagles forward has bagged 25 goals and four assists in 31 games for Napoli in the Serie A. 

Osimhen is also on the verge of being awarded the Paulo Rossi Award, which is given to the top scorer in the Italian top flight at the end of the season.

The former Lille forward is topping the scoring charts,having netted four goals more than his nearest challenger Martínez heading into the final matchday.


Osimhen was named Best Young Player in the Serie A for the 2021-2022 campaign. 





Abdulkareem Abdulhamid



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