Former Nigerian midfielder and National team coach, Sunday Oliseh has stated that he believes Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen is gradually becoming a point striker in world football and will only get better with time.
Oliseh made this comment against the backdrop of the Napoli’s striker goal scoring form both in Europe and in the Serie A this season.
Africa Today News, New York recalls that the Osimhen scored twice in Napoli’s 3-0 win against Bundesliga club, Eintracht Frankfurt at the Estadio Diego Armando Maradona on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old has netted four times in five outings for Luciano Spalletti’s side in the UEFA Champions League this season.
So far, Osimhen has registered 23 goals in 28 appearances across all competitions for Napoli this term.
An excited Oliseh took to social media to celebrate his compatriot.
‘I totally love watching this ‘superstar’ play! Osimhen is gradually but steadily knocking on the door of being considered, the best point striker in the world, in my opinion !! Bravo Bro…,’ Oliseh wrote on his Twitter handle.
Africa Today News, New York reports that fellow countryman, the vice-captain of the Nigerian Super Eagles team, William Troost-Ekong has rated compatriot Osimhen as the best striker in the world following the impressive performance that has been seen from the Napoli forward so far this season.
Africa Today News, New York reports that the performance that has been put up by the 24-year-old this season has been scintillating which has seen him scoring an astonishing 19 goals in 22 league games.
Osimhen’s impressive form earned him the league’s best player of the month for January, while he was named the winner of the Serie A Goal of The Month Award for his stunning Pele-like goal against Roma in the same month.
The former Lille’s player fantastic form in front of goal is one of the reasons Luciano Spalleti’s side are league leaders, 18 points more than second-placed Inter Milan, and are on course to win the Italian league title for the first time in over three decades.
Speaking to DAZN during the broadcast ‘Tutti Bravi dal Sofa’ (as per Tutto Napoli) yesterday which was monitored by Africa Today News, New York, former Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam believed the Nigerian forward was not yet at the level of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Manchester City’s Erling Haaland.