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From Humble Beginnings to Being a World Star.

Victor James Osimhen, a forward for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigerian national team, was born in Nigeria on December 29, 1998. He is one of the best forwards in the world, renowned for his elite finishing, strength, and athleticism.

Osimhen, a Nigerian-born player, started his senior career in Germany in 2017 with VfL Wolfsburg. After spending a season and a half with the team, he moved on loan to Charleroi in Belgium in 2018–19 before joining Lille in France. Osimhen moved to Serie A team Napoli in 2020 for a club-record €70 million. In the 2021–22 season, he was named the Best Young Player in Serie A.

Osimhen was listed on both the provisional 25-man roster and the tournament’s final 25-man roster for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. He came on at halftime in the team’s 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the match for third place to take the place of the injured Odion Ighalo. At the competition, he played for a total of 45 minutes.

Osimhen got Nigeria’s 2023 AFCON qualification off to a winning start, winning both of their opening two games. Osimhen scored four goals in a 10-0 victory over So TomΓ© and Principe in addition to the goal he scored against Sierra Leone.

In 23 games so far this Serie A 2022/2023 season, Victor James Osimhen has scored 21 goals. He scored 11 goals on the road while scoring 10 of his 21 goals at home. Victor James Osimhen averages 0.99 goals per 90 minutes overall. Victor James Osimhen has a total G/A (goals + assists) of 25 for the current campaign.

In 23 games this Serie A 2022/2023 season, Victor James Osimhen has fired 75 shots. 39 of the 75 shots were on target, while the remaining 36 were off. That indicates that Osimhen has a 52.00% shooting accuracy. He takes 3.52 shots per 90 minutes on the field and scores once every 3.57 shots.

Written by: Adekunle Adeniyi

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