Nigerian international striker, Victor Osimhen was named Lille Player of the season after his excellent start to life in French football.

The news was announced on their official twitter page, and the club thanked the fans for voting.

Osimhen, 21, registered 18 goals on his debut French League 1 season and recorded four assists after 38 appearances in all competitions.

The striker, who recently lost his father to the cold hand of death was also named in the Ligue 1 Team of the Season.

He was also named Charleroi’s player of the season before his 10 million pounds summer move to Lille Metropole.

The Former Wolfsburg forward is still in the race for the Marc Vivien Foe award, along with his Super Eagles teammate, Moses Simon who was also named Nantes’s player of the season.

Latest reports suggested that clubs in England, Italy, and Spain are showing interest in the striker, but his club has said they will only do business for a transfer fee in the region of 80 million pounds.

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