Osimhen Surpass Siasia, Musa, Ighalo On Goals For Nigeria

Victor Osimhen has surpassed Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa, Samson Siasia and Odion Ighalo on goals tally for Nigeria after netting his 17th goal.

The 24 year old scored twice against Sierra Leone to bring his tally in the AFCON 2023 Qualifiers to an impressive 7 goals.

Ahmed Musa, Samson Siasia and Odion Ighalo have each scored 16 goals for the national team.

Ahmed Musa had scored his 16 international goals in 107 games for the national team while Samson Siasia scored same amount of goals for Nigeria in 51 appearances. It took Odion Ighalo 37 international caps to achieve same feat.

Rashidi Yekini is Nigeria’s all-time leading top scorer with 37 goals in 58 international appearances at an impressive ratio of 0.64 goals per game.

Victor Osimhen has achieved his 17th goal for Nigeria in just 25 matches with an outstanding ratio of 0.68 goals per game.

It is widely believed that the Serie A top scorer can surpass Rashidi Yekini’s record if he maintains his current goal-scoring form in the national colours.

  1. Rashidi Yekini – 37 (58 apps)
  2. Segun Odegbami – 23 (46 apps)
  3. Yakubu Aiyegbeni – 22 (57 apps)
  4. Ikechukwu Uche – 19 (46 apps)
  5. Obafemi Martins – 18 (48 apps)
  6. Sunday Oyarekhua – 17 (28 apps)
  7. Victor Osimhen – 17 (25 apps)
  8. Ahmed Musa – 16 (108 apps)
  9. Odion Ighalo – 16 (37 apps)
  10. Samson Siasia – 16 (51 apps)
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  1. Emerging Finest Super Eagles goal poacher of all time. Impressive indeed. But can’t recall the exact games Victor Osimhen featured for Nigeria with his scores. That part of his records is very important .

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