Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen won the Italian Footballers’ Association Footballer of the Year following his bright performance with Napoli last season.
The award ceremony was held on Monday night. The event featured other award categories including the team of the year, coach of the year, club of the year, and goal of the season.
Osimhen contributed 26 goals to help the Partenopei secure their first Scuddeto in 33 years. This feat has also paved the way for him to be nominated for diverse awards with the inclusion of the FIFA Best and Balon d’Or.
He also got enlisted in the Serie team of the year which featured other stars like Mike Maignan, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Kim Min-jae, Andrea Bastoni, Theo Hernández, Stanislav Lobotka, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Nicolo Barella, Rafael Leão, and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.
Although, the 2023-24 season for the Napoli striker has been tough, labelled with recent struggles with injury. However, Osimhen has maintained his impressive goals-per-game ratio, with six from 10 after the 14 games.