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FIFA Honours Osimhen With Special Ball, Jersey After His Outstanding Performance


World Football governing body, FIFA has honoured Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen by giving him a special jersey and ball after his outstanding performance for the Italian Serie A club in the 2022/23 season.

Osimhen played a pivotal role for Napoli and also helped them win the Scudetto for the first time in 33 years.

The Nigerian international scored 26 goals and registered four assists in 32 league appearances for the Partenopei.

The striker also netted five times in six appearances for his club in the UEFA Champions League.

The former Wolfsburg player was also named best forward and included in the Team of the Season.

“Victor Osimhen, you represent at the moment what football can do,” FIFA wrote in a message to the player.

“From Lagos to Napoli where people love you, you have suffered, but your love for football and determination have guided you.

“Keep going, keep pushing. Africa needs examples and millions are watching and dreaming.”

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