Nigerian football sensation Victor Osimhen expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the organizers of the 2023 Ghana Football Awards after being crowned the Best African Player of the Year at the prestigious event last weekend. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>
Victor Osimhen emerged victorious in the highly competitive category, which included renowned football stars such as Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City and Algeria, as well as Mohamed Salah from Liverpool and Egypt. His exceptional performance throughout the 2022-2023 season with Napoli led to his well-deserved recognition.
During the ceremony held at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) on June 25th, 2023, the organizers announced Osimhen as the recipient of the Best African Player of the Year award. The 24-year-old Nigerian striker’s impressive tally of 31 goals across all competitions played a pivotal role in Napoli clinching the Serie A title after a prolonged 30-year wait.
Osimhen’s remarkable achievement included surpassing George Weah’s long-standing record for the most goals scored by an African player in Serie A history, with an astonishing 26 league goals. Additionally, he received the accolade for Best Striker and secured the league’s golden boot, firmly establishing himself as one of the most formidable players of the season.
Following his triumph at the 2023 Ghana Football Awards, Osimhen took to an online video to express his gratitude to those who voted for him.
The official Ghana Football Awards Twitter account shared the heartwarming clip, in which Osimhen stated, “Winning this award is an incredible privilege and a great honor. I extend my sincere gratitude to all those who voted for me and supported me throughout.
I would also like to express my deepest appreciation to the organizers of the Ghana Football Awards for their unwavering love and support. This recognition means the world to me.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>
Furthermore, Osimhen pledged to continue making Africa proud, promising to showcase his skills and dedication on the football field. He concluded his heartfelt message by saying, “Thank you all, and may God bless you.”
Through his exceptional talent and outstanding performances, Victor Osimhen has undoubtedly cemented his place among the brightest stars of African football, and his appreciation for the recognition bestowed upon him at the 2023 Ghana Football Awards reflects his humility and gratitude towards his fans, supporters, and the organizers of the prestigious event.