Osimhen, Onyekuru and Onuachu are threats to Ighalo’s AFCON starting shirt


Nigeria striker, Victor Osimhen might finish the 2018/2019 season in Europe as Nigeria top scorer after notching 19 goals in the current campaign.


The on-loan striker from VFL Wolfsburg attacker scored 19 goals in 34 league games to earn 27 points for his adopted team Charleroi in the Belgian league this season to lead the Club to Europa league.

Osimhen was voted Sporting Charleroi best player in this season to cap a memorable year in Belgium.

Meanwhile, FC Midtjylland’s Paul Onuachu and Galatasaray’s Henry Onyekuru were second and third respectively.

Paul Onuachu, finished the campaign with 17 league goals which were enough for him to win the Danish golden boot, while Henry Onyekuru scored 14 and 17 goals in total to lead Galatasaray to the League and Turkish Cup Glory.

The three strikers are expected to compete with number one striker Odion Ighalo for starting place position in Super Eagles 2019 AFCON team.

Here is list of Nigeria top scorer in Europe .

(1) Victor Osimhen(Sporting Charleroi,Belgium) – 19 goals – 27 points

(2) Paul Onuachu(FC Midtjyland,Denmark) – 17 goals – 25.5 points

(3) Henry Onyekuru(Galatasaray,Turkey)
– 14 goals – 21 points

(4) Blessing Eleke – ( Luzern, Switzerland ) -13 goals – 19.5 points

(5) Anthony Nwakaeme(Trabzonspor,Turkey )
– 10 goals – 15 points

(6) Stephen Odey(FC Zuerich,Switzerland) – 10 goals – 15 points


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