Victor Osimhen Takes His CAF Men’s Player of the Year Award To His Primary School In Lagos Amid His Saga With Finidi George


    Victor Osimhen has taken his CAF Player of the Year award to his primary school in Lagos, Nigeria as he continues to enjoy his summer break across the country.

    Osimhen, who recently made social media agog due to his utterances in a live broadcast on Instagram, recently visited his alma mater, Olusosun Primary School, located in Oregun, Lagos State and he went with his continental individual prize.

    Victor Osimhen was handed the award for the men’s best African footballer of the year in December 2023, becoming the first Nigerian to win the award since Nwankwo Kanu in 1999.

    The footballer’s recent visit to the school was revealed on X (formerly known as Twitter) by photojournalist, Sulaiman Adebayo, popularly known as Pooja.

    Victor Osimhen Takes CAF Men’s Player of the Year award To Primary School in Nigeria

    He captioned the post on the social media platform with the words which reads: “Victor Osimhen takes his CAF Award to Olusoun Primary School, Ojota, where it all started with street coaches & friends.”

    In June 2023, Osimhen had also paid a visit to the primary school, with the Napoli man apparently going to see his former classroom alongside his old teacher, whilst also taking pictures with the students present at the school.

    Victor Osimhen appears to be spending the off-season break in Nigeria, enjoying himself following a tasking campaign with the Neapolitans amid uncertainty hovering around his future.

    Osimhen And Finidi George Saga

    The Nigerian recently made the news after he was seen in a live broadcast on Instagram abusing former Super Eagles head coach Finidi George, for allegedly claiming that he had faked being injured to be absent from Nigeria’s 2026 World Cup qualification games against South Africa and Benin Republic on June 7, 2024, and June 10, 2024, respectively.

    Nigeria failed to win both matches, as they played out a draw with South Africa at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, before losing to Benin Republic, tutored by former Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr.

    Victor Osimhen Seen With Boniface And Socialite Cubana Chief Priest

    Meanwhile, Osimhen was recently seen alongside Bayer Leverkusen’s Victor Boniface and socialite, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest.

    Victor Osimhen shared a post on his Instagram story with the trident posing for a picture.

    L-R: Victor Osimhen, Cubana Chief Priest And Victor Boniface

    Osimhen’s Next Club?

    The former Lille man has been linked with a move to several clubs this summer, including; Paris Saint Germain, Arsenal, and Saudi Pro League side Al-Ahli.

    Victor Osimhen Birth Information And Market Value

    Osimhen, 25, was born on December 29, 1998, and his market value has been earmarked at €100 million.

    Victor Osimhen Salary And Contract Details

    Victor Osimhen earns about €250,000 per week at Napoli, and his current contract with the side ends in June 2026, having penned a 3-year contract extension in December 2023.

    Osimhen Net Worth And Clubs He Has Played For

    His net worth is estimated to be between €8 million to €16 million and he has played for several clubs in his career, including; R Charleroi, VfL Wolfsburg, and LOSC Lille.

    Victor Osimhen’s Family

    The attacker is the son of father Patrick and late mother Christiana, with the Napoli man being the youngest of 7 siblings – Andrew, Samson, Gloria, Esther, Joy, Blessing, and Victor.

    Osimhen is dating German lady Kim Stefanie Ladewig, who was born on September 13, 2000, and they have one child together, a daughter – Hailey True, who was born in 2022.

    Victor Osimhen’s Career Stats

    Moreover, the 25-year-old has netted 114 goals and provided 28 assists in 223 appearances across all competitions.

    Internationally, Osimhen has scored 21 goals and provided 11 assists in 35 appearances for Nigeria.


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