Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen has been named French Ligue 1 player of the month for September, reports

Osimhen beat Algerian forward, Islam Slimani, who plays for AS Monaco and Nantes’ Nicolas Pallois claim the prize.

The 20-year-old scored two goals and delivered two assists in four league appearances for Lille in September.

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Osimhen was on target in Lille 2-1 win against Angers SCO and the 2-0 victory at home to Strasbourg.

The former Wolfsburg of Germany striker who was also recently named Lille Player of the month for September has scored seven goals and in nine league appearances for Los Dogues this season.

He is expected to be in action when Lille travel away to Toulouse on Saturday.