This Season, Only Two Africans Have Scored More Goals Than Victor Osimhen In Europe’s Top 5 Leagues

Victor Osimhen, a well-known figure in football, is renowned for his ability to score goals. A closer look at his performance during the current season reveals a rather modest record, with just 2 goals scored in Serie A. Surprisingly, two other exceptional African players who play in the top five leagues in Europe have outperformed Osimhen by each scoring three goals thus far this season. Let’s look into these high-achieving goal scorers’ profiles. CONTINUE READING>>>>>

Bryan Mbeumo is the first football player from Africa to reach this outstanding goal total. Mbeumo, who is Cameroonian, made an impression from the very beginning of the season. Mbeumo successfully converted a penalty kick in Brentford’s inaugural game against Tottenham on August 13, 2023, giving the team its first goal in a thrilling 2-2 draw. In the following game, Mbeumo maintained his impressive form by scoring a stunning brace against Fulham, earning himself the well-deserved “Man of the Match” honor. Mbeumo has scored an astounding 3 goals so far this season thanks to these outstanding accomplishments.

Akor Adams, a former star of Nigeria’s U-20 team, is another excellent prospect on this list. On August 7, 2023, this 23-year-old striker made a big transfer to Montpellier in the French Ligue 1. Adams showed off his scoring prowess by scoring a hat trick in his Ligue 1 debut against Le Havre AC just six days after joining the team. In the 58th minute, he scored his first goal with a strong header. Soon after, he scored his second goal with his left foot. Unexpectedly, Adams scored two goals in the game, and it ended in a 2-2 draw.

Adams’ influence persisted in his subsequent Ligue 1 appearance, as he scored a game-winning goal in the 89th minute to help his team defeat Olympique Lyon 4-1. It’s important to remember that, prior to moving to France, Adams had previously scored three goals for Lillestrm earlier in the season.

Refocusing on Osimhen, he had a great start to the current year and was awarded Serie A’s golden boot for the 2022–23 campaign. Osimhen scored a brace of goals in his debut game, the first coming in the 42nd minute and the second coming in the 79th. The importance of these goals in Napoli’s 3-1 triumph.…… Continue Your Reading

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