Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, has won the March player of the month in the Serie A Italian Football League.
Osimhen Netted 4 times in 3 games for his club, Napoli, to claim the ward for the second time in one season, after wining the award in October 2021.
A Lega Serie A statement read while announcing the award, published a statement which reads in parts;
“The EA SPORTS Player Of The Month award for March has been assigned to Napoli player Victor Osimhen. The trophy will be presented during the pre-match of Napoli vs Fiorentina, scheduled for Sunday 10th April 2022 at 3.00 pm at the “Diego Armando Maradona” stadium in Naples,”
“The ranking was compiled according to the statistical data of Stats Perform (a system patented in 2010 with K-Sport), with the help of tracking data recorded by Hawk-Eye. For the final calculation were considered the matchdays from 28 to 30 of Serie A TIM 2021/2022.
“Victor Osimhen has now achieved the status of one of the most dominant forwards in our league – said Luigi De Siervo, Lega Serie A CEO.
“Physical strength, speed, courage, and determination make the number 9 one of the leaders of Napoli, an absolute reference point of the offensive plots of the Azzurri, as evidenced by the four goals in three matches in March”.
The Lega Serie A statement also named AC Milan coach, Stefano Pioli, as the Serie A Coach of the Month for March