Osimhen Emerges Fourth Best Scorer In Ligue 1

Osimhen Emerges Fourth Best Scorer In Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen has emerged as the fourth highest goalscorer in the French Ligue 1 this season, reports Completesports.com.

The 2019/2020 campaign was cancelled last week, following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Osimhen, who joined Lille from Belgian outfit, Sporting Charleroi last summer scored 13 goals and bagged four assists in 27 league appearances for the Great Danes.

Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe won the Golden Boot with 18 goals, while Monaco’s Ben Yedder came second with same number of goals.

Mbappe edged out Ben Yedder because he scored more goals from open play.

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Three out of Ben Yedder’s 18 goals came from the spot while none of Mbappe’s 18 strikes were penalties.

Mbappe also had a better goals-per-game ratio, scoring 18 in 20 – the same number in six games less than his rival Ben Yedder.

Moussa Dembele of Monaco came third with 16 goals.

Josh Maja, who plays for Girondis Bordeaux was the second Nigerian top scorer with six goals, while Nantes’ Moses Simon came third with five goals.

Samuel Kalu registered one goal for Bordeaux.

By Adeboye Amosu

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