Victor Osimhen breaks George Weah’s record for highest African goalscorer

Victor Osimhen of Napoli has beaten George Weah’s record for the most African goalscorer in Serie A history, glamsquad reports 



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The Nigerian accomplished the milestone after scoring from the penalty spot in Napoli’s 1-0 Serie A victory over Fiorentina on Sunday.

The goal, his 23rd of the season, is his 47th in Serie A, surpassing Weah (46 goals) to become the best African striker in the Italian top division.

Osimhen missed a penalty in the 48th minute before finally beating Fiorentina goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano in the 74th minute on the second attempt.

He also broke the record for the Most Goals Scored by an African Player in a Single Serie A Season after scoring a scudetto-sealing equalizer for the Azzurri in their 1-1 draw against Udinese on Thursday, which helped Napoli win their first Serie A title in 33 years.

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