Victor Osimhen’s wonder strike against Roma last weekend has been rated best Seria goal for the month of January 2022.
In a poll done by Football fans in Italy, Osimhen’s ferocious first-half strike in Napoli’s 2-1 win against Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma won the hearts of the majority of football fans in Italy.
“As voted by yourselves…The @cryptocom #SerieA January goal of the month is @victorosimhen9’s audacious strike in the Derby del Sole. ” reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of Lega Serie A.
The 24-year-old has led Napoli’s charge for the first Scudetto in 33 years with his consistent scoring form.
The striker is currently the top scorer in the Italian top flight with 14 goals from 16 games.
Osimhen has also been nominated for the January Player of the Month award.
The Nigeria international scored five times in four appearances for the Partenopei in the month.
The gangling striker is in the running for the African footballer of the year award for the year 2023.
This will be first time in many years a Nigerian will be considered for the annual awards presently held by Senegal’s Sadio Mane.