Victor Osimhen has been nominated by UEFA for the Europa League Goal of the Week and Player of the Week awards after his exploits for Napoli Thursday.
The Nigeria international scored a brace as Napoli rallied back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Premier League club Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Thursday night
For the Goal of the Week, Osimhen will battle it out with West Ham United’s midfielder Declan Rice, Toko Ekambi of Olympic Lyon and Bayer Leverkusen star Palacios.
The three other players nominated in the Player of the Week category are; Rice, PSV Eindoven’s Mario Gotze and Real Betis’ Juanmi.
Commenting on Osimhen’s performance after the game, Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti said the 22-year-old was on the path of becoming a world class centre-forward.