Quarter Final: Osimhen Shows Off His Dance Skills After Leading Nigeria to AFCON Victory

Quarter Final: Osimhen Shows Off His Dance Skills After Leading Nigeria to AFCON Victory

  • A video of Victor Osimhen dancing after Nigeria’s AFCON match against Cameroon has gone viral online
  • The young striker had worked hard to ensure Nigeria’s victory in the African Nations Cup
  • In the video, he was testing some popular dance moves and seemed to be having a blast

A video of Victor Osimhen dancing and having fun after Nigeria’s AFCON match against Cameroon hasgaained attention on TikTok.

The young striker, who is a role model for many Nigerians, had been working hard in the ongoing AFCON tournament. The video showed Osimhen’s joy and excitement days after Nigeria’s thrilling win over Cameroon in the quarter-finals of the AFCON.

Photo of Victor Osimhen
Osimhen appaered happy. Photo credit: @abigail_olajumoke/TikTok
Source: TikTok

Osimhen, who plays for Napoli in Italy, is one of the most promising talents in African football. He has scored many goals for Nigeria, and has also attracted interest from some of the top clubs in Europe. He is known for his speed, strength, and finishing skills.

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Osimhen's importance to the team

Speaking briefly with Olawale Olaniyan, a sports journalist at Nigerian Tribune with 16 years of experience, he said the Nigerian striker's goal drought does not reduce his overall contribution to the team.

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He told Legit.ng:

"The Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen is very important to Super Eagles at this African Cup of Nations because of his recent form and records bringing from Serie A league. His pace and strength cannot be underestimated as he’s leading the team with this qualities. The coach cannot afford to use another strikers ahead of the 2023 African Footballer of the year despite his goal drought but coach Jose Peseiro still believe in his ability to help his team. He has only manage to score a goal at the ongoing AFCON, and he’s optimistic and he’s not bothered but he want to help his team."

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Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Laude reacted:

“Their Afro beats is tired now they want to attach themselves with Amapiano.”

Kingsley Santa said:

“I am Nigerian and SA owns it .. we might afrobeats vs amapiano.. that makes more sense I guess.”

N-Jay Gumede wrote:

“If It Says Amapiano Thats Zulu.. Unless If Theres Another Kzn In Lagos.”

Nana kb5 commented:

“Amapiano is a south African thing the match winner will not prove anything.”

DjCrazy.SA:

“AMAPIANO is a Zulu Name theys noZulu people In Nigeria.”

Piet:

“Why they say Amapiano derby if Amapiano belongs to South Afria.”

Peachers:

“Our brother in laws.. if they beat us we take back our sisters.”

Ginababe:

“Be happy now cos your joy ness will turn into tears by close of day.”

PengulakaGaza:

“Actual i wish this could happen i need nigeria in the Semis as South african.”

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UsecphesihleMtopiya:

“AmaPiano is coming from a Zulu word(Language) I don't know whether Nigeria have Zulu Language??”

Palace piano:

“Know none producer from Nigeria please focus on Mr lbu.”

RockChip:

“See person wey put the whole of Cameroon in pain.”

New twist as Osimhen, 2 other super eagles players' drug tests are released

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen, captain William Troost-Ekong, and forward Ademola Lookman, who recently underwent drug tests at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023, have their results negative.

Osimhen and his teammates were randomly picked for a drug test by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for a random drug test following their performance against Guinea-Bissau in the tournament.

Osimhen's performance in the match had attracted the attention of the CAF authority, leading to him being selected for a random drug test.

Source: Legit.ng

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Basit Jamiu (Editor) Basit Jamiu is an award-winning journalist and a human interest editor with more than 5 years of experience in the media (Ikeja Bird, Prime Progress, The Movee). He started his journalism career after graduating from Ekiti State University in 2018. He is a 2023 MTN Media Fellow, OCRP Fellow at ICIR, and Accountability Fellow at CJID. He also has professional certificates in Information Management, Technical Writing, Digital Marketing from Google. He can be reached via basit.jamiu@corp.legit.ng.

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