Osimhen Nominated For Ligue 1 Player Of The Month For September
Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen has been nominated for French Ligue 1 player of the month for September, Completesports.com reports.
Osimhen made the shortlist that also has Algerian forward, Islam Slimani, who plays for Monaco and Nantes’ Nicolas Pallois.
The 20-year-old scored two goals in four league appearances for Lille in September.
He was on target in Lille 2-1 win against Angers SCO and the 2-0 victory at home to Strasbourg.
The former Wolfsburg of Germany striker who was named Lille Player of the month for September on Sunday has scored seven goals and recorded two assists in nine league appearances for Los Dogues this season.
Slimani hit the back of the net three times for Monaco during the time. He has scored four goals in six appearances for the the club.
Pallois, a defender who is a teammate of Nigeria defender, Moses Simon at Nantes, played a key role in the club’s surge to second position in the table.
Fans have until midnight on Saturday to vote for their choice player for the award.
By Adeboye Amosu
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