Victor Osimhen Wins Nigerian Fans’ Player of the Year ETA

Victor Osimhen Wins Nigerian Fans’ Player of the Year ETA
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Victor Osimhen has been awarded the Fans' Player of the Year for the second successive season at the EaglesTracker Award (ETA) ceremony that entered its grand finale (day 3) on Wednesday, June 28 2023. The Super Eagles and Napoli forward was adjudged by Nigerian fans to have had the best season amongst Nigerian players outside the country in the 2022/23 season.

Victor Osimhen enjoyed the best season of his football career, as his goals helped Napoli to secure the Scudetto for the first time in 33 years. The Super Eagles hitman in 39 appearances last season, scored 31 goals and recorded 5 assists to his name.

Victor Osimhen's Other Awards at the Ceremony

The Super Eagles striker did not only take home the Nigerian Fans' Player of the Year award, he won other awards as well to show for his stellar season with Napoli.

Nigerian Forward of the Season

On the Second Day of the Eagles Tracker Award ceremony, the Serie A current Best Striker was awarded the Nigerian Forward of the Season to celebrate the Lagos-born goalscorer for his successive season with the Italian champions.

The Golden Boot Award

We've mentioned before that Osimhen scored 31 goals and assisted his teammates in 5 occasions in his 39 appearances across all competitions for Napoli last season. This scoring prowess ensured that the Nigerian superstar set a new African record in the Italian Serie A with his 26 goals return in the 2022/23 season; as a result, he was voted the Best Striker in the league and also won the topscorer award. ETA on recognizing his achievements for Napoli, awarded him the Golden Boot award

What you should know about the Eagles Tracker Award

The EaglesTracker Award is an exclusive annual ceremony that honours Nigerian footballers and their outstanding achievements throughout the season under review.

Since its inaugural event in 2020, ETA has been tireless in their efforts to track Nigerian footballers like no other, standing at the forefront of the sport, and informing Nigerians and the world about the shining stars from Nigeria who undeniably excelled in the world of football across the various leagues globally every year.

It is a virtual award ceremony where winners are unveiled through the Eagles Tracker social media pages.

This article was most recently revised and updated 10 months ago

Joseph is a graduate engineer turned sports writer, he has covered lots of sports stories, match previews and predictions across various leagues on the planet.