Former Nigeria international has predicted that the Nigeria youngster Osimhen will win the African Player of the year soon.
He’s currently on the verge of joining Napoli from Lille, with a deal worth €80m after completing his medical.
Osimhen has an outstanding season at Lille winning the Lille player of the year and even Marc-Vivien foe award.
He scored 18 goals and also provide 6 assist in all competitions for Lille last season.
“I see him winning the Africa footballer of the year in the nearest future if he can maintain his form. Others should brace up to the challenge. Elahor the 52 years old told Guardian.
“Very soon AFCON and world cup qualifier will begin, definitely Osimhen has a pivotal role to play towards Nigeria’s qualifications for the tournament” he continued.
He claims that he has been monitoring the player closely, wants the deal to be sealed as soon as possible.
“I have been following the news about Osimhen I don’t know why the deal hasn’t been confirmed.
I have been following the news about Osimhen going to Napoli, but I don’t know why the deal hasn’t been confirmed yet.
“Again, I think Osimhen has done well for himself and the country. Currently, he is the most rated Nigerian player in Europe. Other players I think should emulate him.
“I read recently that he changed his manager for his move to Napoli scale through. If his club is still reporting that some clubs are still coming for his signature despite his almost completed negotiations with Lille, it shows how good and important he is rated.”
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