Osimhen Misses European Golden Shoe Award


Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen missed out from winning season’s European Golden Shoe award.

The Nigerian striker lost the gong to Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, who retained it with 35 goals place him seven clear of Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and eight ahead of Real Madrid’s newly crowned European Champions League champion, Karim Benzema.

Osimhen banged in 18 goals for Napoli in all competitions, while Onuachu and Awoniyi who also missed out scored 19 and 15 goals respectively.

The lanky star would however take consolation in winning the Best Young Player of the 2021-22 Season in Serie A despite missing much of the campaign due to this injury.

Other top stars Lewandoski beat to the top prize are; Mohamed Salah, Erling Braut Haaland, Cristiano Ronaldo, Tammy Abraham, Sadio Mané, Kevin De Bruyne, Neymar and Raheem Sterling.