VIDEO: Victor Osimhen becomes Nigeria’s highest goal scorer in Serie A


Victor Osimhen has become Nigeria’s highest goal scorer in the Serie A after scoring a beautiful header to power Napoli to a 2-1 win at Atalanta.

The Super Eagles striker scored his first ever hattrick in the Italian Serie A last week in Napoli’s 4-0 win against Sassuolo and added a goal against Atalanta on Saturday.

Osimhen went from a villain to a hero within 18 minutes, he concede the penalty which was converted by his Super Eagles mate Ademola Lookman in the 19th minute.

Then scored the equalizer with a thumping header in the 23rd minute, before setting up Eljif Elmas in the 35th minute for the winning goal.

Victor Osimhen goal against Atalanta

This was his 8th of the season in 9 games, but his 32nd in 60 Serie A games, making him Nigeria’s highest goal scorer in the competitions.

Victor Osimhen record in Serie A after 60 games

◉ 60 games
◉ 32 goals
◉ 7 assists

Super Eagles/Nigeria’s Top 5 Highest Goal scorer in Serie A

5. Stephen Makinwa – 9 goals
4. Obinna Nsofor – 14 goals
3. Obafemi Martins – 28 goals
2. Simy Nwankwo – 31 goals
1. Victor Osimhen – 32 goals


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