Nigerian football sensation Victor Osimhen has once again captured global attention, this time for his exceptional work ethic on the field.

In a recent analysis conducted by the CIES Football Observatory, Osimhen has been officially recognized as the hardest-working striker in the world, surpassing his peers with his remarkable level of performance.

CIES Football Observatory scrutinized the performance of outfield players across various leagues worldwide, focusing on six key positions. Utilizing SkillCorner data, the analysis evaluated the number of accelerations per match, comparing it to the expected value based on the player’s position and their team’s style of play.

With an impressive deviation of 1.93 more accelerations per game than expected, Osimhen, representing Napoli, emerged as the standout performer among center forwards. The Nigerian striker’s relentless energy and determination on the pitch have propelled him to the top of the rankings, showcasing his unparalleled work rate and commitment to excellence.

Osimhen’s stellar achievement places him ahead of esteemed competitors in the striker position. Among those trailing behind him are Real Madridโ€™s Vinicius Junior and Arsenalโ€™s Gabriel Jesus.

The statistical model employed by the CIES Football Observatory sheds light on the intricacies of player performance, providing valuable insights into their contributions on the field. Osimhen’s recognition as the hardest-working striker is a testament to his dedication and perseverance in pursuit of excellence.

As a key figure in the Nigerian national team, Osimhen’s achievements resonate deeply with football fans across the country. His remarkable feat serves as an inspiration to aspiring footballers and underscores Nigeria’s rich talent pool in the global football landscape.

Osimhen’s latest accolade further cements his status as one of the brightest talents in world football. With his unwavering determination and relentless work ethic, Osimhen continues to raise the bar for excellence, setting a high standard for strikers around the world to emulate.

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