FIFA Award Victor Osimhen For U-17 World Cup Heroics

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Victor Osimhen has been named by FIFA as the footballer who holds the record for most goals scored in a single Under-17 World Cup tournament.

FIFA arrived at the conclusion during its daily FIFA U-17 World Cup trivia question.

Taking to its verified Twitter handle, FIFA had posed a teaser, “Who holds the record for most goals scored in a single #U17WC tournament?” asking its teeming social media followers to choose among Florent Sinama Pongolle, Victor Osimhen and Adriano.

The votes saw Pongolle garnering 16%; Osimhen, 33%, while Adriano scored 51%.

The football body, however, declared Osimhen winner, based on his world record.

“And the answer is… Victor Osimhen!

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“He scored an incredible 10 goals at #U17WC Chile 2015,” FIFA announced.

This article was most recently revised and updated 2 years ago

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