Victor Osimhen,Nigerian football star has been officially crowned as the Italian Footballers’ Association (AIC) Footballer of the Year.
The prestigious honor comes as recognition of Osimhen’s outstanding goal-scoring contributions to Napoli’s triumphant campaign.
The 24-year-old striker significantly contributed to Napoli’s success by scoring an impressive 26 goals in 32 appearances during the season.
His remarkable performance helped lead the Partenopei to their first Serie A title in 33 years, capturing the hearts of fans and leaving a grand mark on Italian football.
Despite a recent injury that sidelined him, he has already made a significant impact this season, scoring six goals since his return to action.
His skill, speed, and amazing finishing have made him a formidable force on the field and a key asset to Napoli’s success.
The Italian Footballer of the Year award, presented annually by the AIC, which have been held since 1968, has previously been bestowed upon renowned football icons such as Rafael Leao, Gianluigi Buffon, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Osimhen now joins this esteemed list and adds another feather to his cap.
His well-deserved recognition as the Footballer of the Year further solidifies his status as one of the brightest talents in football today.