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"Dem no born CAF papa well if he doesn’t win Africa best player"- Nigerians react to Victor Osimhen


Nigerians have taken to social media to congratulate Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen for his Ballon d’Or ranking.


The Super Eagles and Napoli forward has been ranked in Eight position in the 2023 Ballon do'r ranking that took place in France thereby becoming the first ever Nigerian player to make the top ten of the Ballon d'Or ranking in history.




The Super Eagles forward who had an impressive season with his club Napoli last season, helping them win the Scudetto for the first time in 33 years.


The Former Like Forward scored 26 goals for Napoli last season which won him the highest goal scorer award in the Serie A.

The forward is known as one of the best strikers in the world and has been recognised for his performance in the Ballon d’Or ranking.


Reacting to the latest achievement , Social media fans, especially Nigerians have expressed their pleasure with the Ballon d’Or ranking of Osimhen.


A lot of comments have gone on social media, with Nigerians jubilating and congratulating their star forward Osimhen.

Nigerians were pleased with the ranking and took to social media, with one saying, “Victor Osimhen becomes the first ever Nigerian player to make the top ten of the Ballon d'Or.”


Another Nigerian fan said, “Don’t let Messi winning the Ballon d’Or distract you from the fact that Victor Osimhen is the first Nigerian to ever finish in the Ballon d’Or top 10. Our starboy. 


Another fan commented, “Victor Osimhen sits at number 8 in the Ballon D’Or Top 10. The highest Charting Nigerian Player ever in the Ballon d’Or list. This is a big achievement! 🇳🇬❤️.”


One fan replied, “Victor Osimhen is the 8th best footballer in the World. Highest African on the ranking!! Them no born CAF Papa well if he doesn’t win Africa's best player. The gap is so wide between him and the rest.”


Don't forget The Super Eagles star is also a front-runner for the CAF award and Nigerians are expecting him to be crowned the best player in Africa.


Osimhen is the only African player to make it to the top ten of the Ballon d'Or rankings next to him been Mohammed Salah in the 11th position.


Looking at all this , it now left to be seen what will happen in Morocco on December 11 at the next African Award ceremony.


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