Super Eagles Victor Osimhen was ranked number 8 in the 2023 Ballon d’Or award which was held in Paris, France on Monday night.
The Napoli forward became one of the few Nigerians to be nominated for the Ballon d’Or and went a step further by making the top ten.
Ranked at the 8th place for the 2023 Men’s Ballon
Osimhen was in impressive form for the Italian side as they clinched the Serie A title for the first time in 33 years. He won the Pichichi – the highest goalscorer prize – last season as the Naples team emerged winners of the league.
The 24-year-old scored 25 goals to become the first African to win the prize.