Napoli’s Victor Osimhen has been recognized as the top striker in Serie A for the 2022/23 season, as announced by the Italian top flight.
Touchaheart News reports that Osimhen’s outstanding performance helped Napoli secure their first Serie A title since the 1989/1990 season.
In addition to Osimhen’s achievement, his teammates Kim Min-Jae and Kvicha Kvaratskhelia, along with coach Luciano Spalletti, also received awards
Victor Osimhen, the talented striker for Napoli, has been honored as the Serie A best striker for the 2022/23 Italian League season, according to a report by PUNCH Sports Extra.
This recognition comes after fierce competition from Lautaro Martinez of Inter Milan and Rafael Leao of AC Milan.
Osimhen’s exceptional contributions played a pivotal role in inspiring Napoli to secure their third Serie A title in the club’s history, following their triumphs in 1987 and 1990.
Notably, this victory marks Napoli’s first title in over three decades.
Osimhen’s remarkable performance places him on the verge of becoming the first African player to clinch the top scorer award in Serie A with an impressive tally of 25 goals.
He currently leads the race, boasting a four-goal advantage over his closest competitor, Martinez. As the season draws to a close, Osimhen’s achievement seems within reach.
In addition to his goal-scoring exploits, Osimhen has surpassed George Weah’s record for the highest number of goals scored by an African player in Serie A, reaching an impressive total of 47 goals in the Italian top-flight league.
Meanwhile, Osimhen’s teammates Kim Min-Jae and Kvicha Kvaratskhelia, along with coach Luciano Spalletti, have also received well-deserved recognition for their contributions to Napoli’s success.
Kvaratskhelia’s exceptional performance throughout the season, with 12 goals and 13 assists in 33 games, earned him the title of Serie A MVP, following in the footsteps of Rafael Leao, who held the title for Milan last season.
Additionally, Kim Min-Jae was acknowledged as the best defender in Italy.
Victor Osimhen’s remarkable achievement as Serie A’s best striker for the 2022/23 season reflects his immense talent and impact on Napoli’s success.
As the first African player to potentially secure the top scorer award, Osimhen has cemented his name in Serie A history.
Alongside his award-winning teammates Kim Min-Jae and Kvicha Kvaratskhelia, as well as coach Luciano Spalletti, Osimhen has played an instrumental role in Napoli’s triumphant campaign.