Victor Boniface beats Dortmund’s Ian Maatsen and PSG-owned Xavi to win prestigious Bundesliga award

Victor Boniface beats Dortmund’s Ian Maatsen and PSG-owned Xavi to win prestigious Bundesliga award

Tremendous Eagles and Bayer 04 Leverkusen striker, Victor Okoh Boniface, has received the Bundesliga Rookie of the Yr award, Soccernet.ng reviews.

The 23-year-old joined Die Werkself in August from Belgian aspect, Union Saint-Gilloise and instantly hit the bottom operating, successful the Newcomer of the Month award for August, September, October and November.

Boniface has been instrumental in Leverkusen’s report 50-game unbeaten run, scoring 13 objectives and offering 9 assists for Xabi Alonso’s males within the league, and obtained rightly nominated for the Bundesliga Rookie of the Yr Award.

In accordance with the Bundesliga official website, the Nigerian defeated on-loan Chelsea defender who performs with Borussia Dortmund – Ian Maatsen, on-loan Paris Saint-Germain midfielder who performs with RB Leipzig – Xavi Simons, and TSG Hoffeinhem’s Maximillian Beier to win the Bundesliga Rookie of the Yr Award.

Rookie of the Season. 😮‍💨🇳🇬🦅

Victor Boniface. What a Yr. 👏👏👏#Bayer04 | #BLRookie #Sorare | @boniface_jrn pic.twitter.com/Xt8i8jseC7

— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (@bayer04_en) May 15, 2024

Boniface’s good begin to life in Germany hit an enormous rock when he picked up an adductor harm that stored him out of motion for 3 months The harm additionally noticed the previous Bodo/Glimt man miss the AFCON 2023 event with the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria.

Nonetheless, he’s been instrumental to Leverkusen’s treble cost, scoring 20 objectives and offering ten assists in 32 video games in all competitions. With the Bundesliga trophy within the bag, Boniface is hungry to realize success within the Europa League and DFB-Pokal finals respectively.

Karim Adeyemi received the Bundesliga Rookie of the Yr award final season, however his beloved Borussia Dortmund missed out on the league title on the ultimate matchday of the season, handing the trophy to Bayern Munich for the eleventh straight season.

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Adefolahan Guerreiro

Adefolahan is a multilingual journalist and author at Soccernet Nigeria.

With a Bachelor’s diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a monitor report of involvement in Faculty sports activities, Adefolahan is concentrated on crafting participating soccer content material and utilising his language expertise and in depth sports activities data to boost content material accessibility for a world viewers.

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