Nigerian forward, Victor osimhen is four goals away from matching a goal scoring record set by Super Eagles legend victor Ikpeba In the ligue1 during his playing time with Monaco.

Victor Ikpeba holds the record for the most goals(16) by a Nigerian in a single Ligue1 season set In 1997-98. The record is in view and looks more likely to be surpassed by Victor Osimhen who already has 13 goals in ligue 1 this season with 13 matches left to play. 

Osimhen who recently added to his tally in the 2-1 defeat against Marseille In the weekend could also Match another Victor Ikpeba's record for the most goals by a Nigerian in all competition for a single ligue 1 season. Victor Ikpeba currently holds that record with 23 goals in all competition during the 1997-98 season with Monaco. Osimhen currently sits at 18 in all competition, 5 goals away from matching the record which has stood for 23 years.