Osimhen scores another brace

Osimhen scores another brace
Victor James Osimhen of Nigeria

by Bertin Basson

Thursday Aug 29, 2019. 08:00

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has continued his incredible start to life in the French Ligue 1, bagging a brace in Lille’s 3-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Wednesday evening.

The 20-year-old emerged from the bench to great effect, finding the back of the net either side of a Jonathan Bamba penalty.

Osimhen scored two goals on debut in a 2-1 win over Nantes earlier this month, and capped a superb August with another double.

The former RSC Charleroi striker arrived in Lille this month as a replacement for Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe; signing a five-year-deal.

Victory moves Lille up to fourth on the log standings, three points behind early leaders Rennes.

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