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Victor Osimhen tops Nigeria Power Rankings ahead of Afcon

May saw the major European leagues come to an end, with a slew of Nigerian claiming mostly team honours.

There were still more than a few standout individual performances, led by the phenomenal yongster Victor Osimhen, who claims top spot in this month's Power Rankings.

But who else joined him in the top 10?

1. Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi Sporting Club)

There can be fewer easier picks than this, as Victor Osimben sizzled in May, rattling off four goals in six games to propel Charleroi to the...

Nigerians Abroad: Chukwueze, Osimhen extend goalscoring form

Standout teenage duo Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen continued their impressive goalscoring streaks just days after earning their first international start during an intriguing weekend for Nigerians abroad.

In this feature, ESPN reviews the performance of the nation's players across European leagues over the weekend following the two-week international break.


Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were both substitutes for Leicester City, who played out a 1-1 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion....

In-form Victor Osimhen earns Nigeria recall

Charleroi forward Victor Osimhen has been recalled to the 23-man Nigeria squad for next month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa and a friendly against Uganda three days later.

Osimhen returns for the first time since June 2017, when he was involved in a friendly against Togo, and his recall follows a rich vein of form for the Belgian side.

He has hit six goals in his last six games, including four in the last three.

There are first-time call-ups for Osimhen's U-17 World...

Victor Osimhen: Wolfsburg switch was right move to begin my career

Victor Osimhen's form at youth level for Nigeria has prompted hope of a long international future
Victor Osimhen starred for Nigeria at the Under-17 World Cup.
Victor Osimhen has said he believes Wolfsburg is the "right place" to get his career started.

Osimhen, an 18-year-old Nigeria youth international, has linked up with the Bundesliga side a year after agreeing to join them amid interest from both Tottenham and Arsenal.

In November 2015, Spurs reportedly made contact with representatives from the Ultimate Strikers Academy, where the youngster learned his trade.

However, last January Wolfsburg signed Osimhen and agreed a partnership with the Nigerian...