Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been names as the best foreign athlete of the year in the Serie A.
Following an outstanding year in 2022, the Nigerian received an award from the Foreign Press in Italy.
From the start of last year, the Super Eagles star has been unstoppable in front of goal especially for his club side, Napoli.
In 32 games, including 14 in 27 league matches, Osimhen scored 18 goals and dished out five assists in the 2021–2022 campaign.
In the second half of the season, Osimhen scored seven of his 14 league goals.
The 24-year-old Nigerian international has carried on, in the same manner, this season, netting two goals in four Champions League games and 19 league goals in 21 games.
Osimhen scored 10 goals in the first half of the 2022–23 season, nine of which came in Italy’s top division despite missing a month of play due to fitness issues.
He has now been recognized for his exceptional performances by the Italian foreign press, which has named him the best foreign athlete in the country for 2022.