Victor Boniface goals this season have taken the world by surprise.
The Ondo State-born striker who nearly quit football due to depression brought about by two ACL tears before turning 21 has put those sad days behind him and is taking the world by storm.
What is more impressive is that Victor Boniface goals this season are only but the tip of the iceberg, as the 22-year-old is also impressive in several key attacking stats at Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Bayer Leverkusen in Bundesliga this season:
Top scorer 👉🏾 Victor Boniface (7) 🇳🇬
Top assist provider 👉🏾 Boniface (5) 🇳🇬
Top striker 🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/8RSubavFTF
— Soar Super Eagles (@SSE_NGA) November 4, 2023
Victor Boniface goals this season for Super Eagles
The Bayer Leverkusen striker debuted for the Super Eagles in an AFCON qualifying match against São Tomé & Príncipe on 10 September 2023, which falls in the 2023/24 season.
It was a dead rubber as the Nigeria national football team had already sealed their ticket to Ivory Coast, but he made the most of his cameo appearance, as he recorded an assist for Samuel Chukwueze. Nigeria won the game 6-0.
He was also involved in the October 2023 international games where he scored one goal – the first of hopefully many – in two matches.
Breakdown of Victor Boniface goals this season
Boniface has scored 15 goals in all competitions this term for club and country.
The Leverkusen striker scored his latest goal in a 2-0 win against Hacken in their penultimate Europa League group stage game.
The fixture all but confirmed that the Bundesliga outfit will finish their group top and also remain unbeaten in all competitions – with a huge contribution coming from Boniface's goals.
Here is the breakdown of the goals.
|No of Goals||Opponent||Competition||Date|
|1||Saudi Arabia||INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES||13/10/23|
|1||Qarabag FK||EUROPA LEAGUE||26/10/23|
|1||Qarabag FK||EUROPA LEAGUE||09/11/23|
|1||SC Paderborn||DFB Pokal||06/12/23|
Breakdown of Victor Boniface assists this season
Boniface has assisted six goals in all competitions this term for club and is yet to create an assist for country. Here is the breakdown of the assists.
|No of Assists||Opponent||Competition||Date|
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