Nigeria thrashed Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Monday, with Napoli attacker Victor Osimhen scoring four goals.
With the goal, Osimhen now has 15 goals in 23 appearances for the Super Eagles.
He has now surpassed superstars such as Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo, and Daniel Amokachi in the all-time top scorers’ list.
Rashidi Yekini, Yakubu Ayegeni, Samson Siasia, and Odion Ighalo are ahead of Osimhen.
The current top ten is as follows:
Rashidi Yekini is in first place with 37 goals.
Segun Odegbami is in second place with 23 goals.
Yakubu Ayegbeni is third with 21 goals.
Ikechukwu Uche (No. 4) – 19 goals
Obafemi Martins is in fifth place with 18 goals.
Oyarekhua, Sunday – 17 goals
Samson Siasia is ranked seventh with 16 goals.
Odion Ighalo (No. 8) – 16 goals
Victor Osimhen (nine goals)
Julius Aghahowa (#10) – 14 goals