Victor Osimhen Broke George Weah’s Seria A Record As Top Scoring African Player
Nigerian goal machine and man of the moment, Victor Osimhen of Napoli has broken the Seria A record previously held by George Opong Weah. Osimhen who just led Napoli to clinching the scudetto after 33 years of trophy drought is now a force to reckon with in the world.
The 24-year-old sharpshooter scored 23 goals in the 2022/23 Seria A season. Osimhen was full of excitement as he shared this on his social media page, eulogizing the legend and thanking him for paving the way for young Africans to even do better.
“While Growing Up, I Have Always Admired The Great Achievements Of So Many African Legends And His Excellency Mr GEORGE WEAH Is One Of Them, An Icon In The World Of Football And Also A Leader To His People. Someone Who Has Motivated And Inspired Millions Of Young Talents Alike.”
“Yesterday, It Was Great Honor Breaking His Record As The Top Scoring African Player In Serie A History, An Achievement I will Forever Cherish, Mr George Weah Has Set A Foundation Of Excellence For Individuals Like Me To Emulate And His Legacy Will Forever Be Remembered.”
“I Celebrate This Milestone With Everyone Who Has Inspired And Supported Me In This Journey. Thank You For Your Contributions, GOD IS THE GREATEST. “