Nigeria’s all time scorers chart after Victor Osimhen’s hat trick against Sao Tome and Principe

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has once again showcased his remarkable scoring prowess while representing Nigeria’s national football team.

Osimhen was included in the Super Eagles line-up against the Falcons and True Parrots, and he netted a hat-trick in the 6-0 win.

During the one-sided affair, Taiwo Awoniyi, Ademola Lookman and Samuel Chukwueze were also on the scoresheet as well.

Osimhen is now the fourth all-time scorer for Nigeria, with 20 goals in just 27 matches.

The former Lille striker still has a high hill to climb, as he is still levels behind the all-time record holder Rashidi Yekini.

The late legend still holds the record for most goals scored for the Nigerian men’s national team, with 37 goals from 62 appearances, Khel Now reports.

Top 10 Nigeria’s all-time scorers

1.. Rashidi Yekini – 37 Goals/58 Caps

2.. Segun Odegbami – 23 Goals/ 46 Caps

3.. Yakubu Aiyegbeni – 21 Goals/57 Caps

4.. Victor Osimhen – 20 Goals/27 Caps

5.. Ikechukwu Uche – 19 Goals/46 Caps

6.. Obafemi Martins – 18 Goals/42 Caps

7.. Sunday Oyarekhu 17 Goals/28 Caps

8.. Samson Siasia – 16 Goals/51 Caps

9.. Odion Jude Ighalo – 16 Goals – 37 Caps

10.. Ahmed Musa – 16 Goals/107

Meanwhile, with 15 points, Nigeria finish top of Group A in the qualifying series, and Guinea Bissau are second with 10 points. Sierra Leone are on 5, while Sao Tome and Principe are rock bottom with just one point.

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