Kvaratskhelia beats Osimhen to Serie A Player of the Year award

Kvaratskhelia beats Osimhen to Serie A Player of the Year award

Ayoola Kelechi 17:13 - 02.06.2023

Georgian winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has been named Serie A Player of the Year for 2022/23 ahead of Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen

Napoli's Khvicha Kvaratskhelia beat teammate Victor Osimhen to Serie A's Player of the Year award for the 2022/23 season after a brilliant campaign with the Partenopei. 

Kvaratskhelia wins Serie A Player of the Year award

Both players helped Napoli to their first Serie A title since 1990, becoming heroes of the city of Naples, but the Georgian piped Osimhen to the best player award after a superb season for Napoli. 

Kvaratskhelia finished the season with 12 goals for Napoli in Serie A and set up 10 goals for his teammates, the most of any player in this year’s campaign. 

The Napoli winger has mesmerised fans with his incredible skills and creativity throughout the season and has been the difference-maker for Napoli on several occasions throughout the campaign, earning himself the most significant post-season award. 

Kvaratskhelia beats Osimhen to Serie A award

Kvaratskhelia is the first Napoli player in Serie A to win the award, which was inaugurated in 1997. 

He was able to overcome competition from his Napoli teammate, Osimhen, who won the Striker of the Year award instead after scoring 25 goals in Serie A so far and assisting four goals for a combined 29 direct goal involvements, the most in the Italian top flight this campaign.  

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The pair have formed a devastating duo this season, decimating Serie A defences on the way to lifting a historic Scudetto title for the Partenopei. 

Kvaratskhelia has reportedly agreed a new deal with Napoli which will see him extend his stay at the club, but Osimhen has been sounded out for a move away from the club this summer. 

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