Nigerian Striker Victor Boniface Leaves Upamecano 'Dazed' With Cheeky Nutmeg: Video

Nigerian Striker Victor Boniface Leaves Upamecano 'Dazed' With Cheeky Nutmeg: Video

Lukman Mumuni
September 21, 2023 at 1:58 PM
  • Victor Boniface is enjoying a great start to his Bundesliga season
  • The Leverkusen star has been named August 'Player of the Month'
  • Boniface was also man of the match in the Bayern Munich match

Nigerian forward, Victor Boniface has set the Bundesliga on fire with his dazzling displays in the new season.

The 22-year-old has already won the league's coveted 'Player of the Month' award after just his first month in the German top flight with Bayer Leverkusen.

Boniface netted four goals and provided two assists in four matches in the month under review.

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Victor Boniface has gone viral for nutmegging Bayern defender Dayot Upamecano. Credit: @boniface_jrn
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However, it was his performance against champions, Bayern Munich that caught the attention of many as Leverkusen held the German powerhouse to a 2-2 draw.

In a video which has since gone viral on social media, Boniface nutmegged defender, Dayot Upamecano before overpowering him as he surged towards his teammates.

Boniface's incredible early performances have made him almost unplayable, with Italian giants, Juventus reportedly interested in his services.

Meanwhile, in a top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash, it was Harry Kane who opened the scoring for Bayern Munich in the seventh minute.

Alejandro Grimaldo levelled for the visitors before half-time but Bayern Munich took the lead again with four minutes remaining.

However, Leverkusen responded in injury time from the spot through Exequiel Palacios, as reported by the BBC.

Victor Boniface sets new Bundesliga record

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Boniface setting another Bundesliga record after an impressive start to the season with Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

The Nigerian striker has been an instant hit since joining the German champions from Belgian side, Union Saint Gilloise in the summer.

He has four goals and two assists so far and is one of the three strikers to have six contributions in their first three games in the Bundesliga.

Upamecano hails Nigerian striker Victor Boniface

Sports Brief also reported on Upamecano hailing Leverkusen's Boniface as 'a great striker' after facing him in a recent Bundesliga game.

The French defender had a tough time keeping the Nigerian in check during the top-of-the-table league clash on Saturday, September 16.

Upemecano and Boniface swapped jerseys after the match in a show of mutual respect and the Bayern Munich defender hailed the striker.

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