Osimhen Emerged As Lille Player Of The Month


Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen after an impressive start to life in the French top-flight having scored four goals in four games has been named Lille Player of the month for August.

Osimhen who joined Lille during the summer transfer window from Belgian side, Sporting Charleroi as a replacement for Ivory Coast’s Nicolas Pepe has scored four goals his first four games.

The 20-year-old bagged a brace against Nantes to help Lille secure a 2-1 win on August 11 and another brace as they romped to a 3-0 victory over Saint-Etienne a week ago.

He is expected to link up with Gernot Rohr’s team in Dnipro where Nigeria will take on Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.

After the international break, Osimhen will be aiming to continue from where he left off when Lille host Angers for their next Ligue 1 fixture on September 13.