Victor Osimhen Rejoices As He Is Bags MFR Award


Victor Osimhen Rejoices As He Is Bags MFR Award – Prolific Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has been awarded heavily by the government of Nigeria.

The sensational footballer received the prestigious Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) award, and he couldn’t contain his joy as he made the announcement on his verified social media handle on the popular social media platform, Twitter.

This comes just a few weeks after he won the Italian league with his club, Napoli. Making this known, Victor Osimhen wrote;

“Today, I feel so blessed and grateful as I announce that I have been awarded the prestigious Member of the order of the Federal Republic (MFR) award by the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Today also marked my 100th game for Napoli and I was fortunate to score 2 goals for my club, it is an amazing moment and feeling for me to be able to achieve this feat for this great club.
This MFR recognition also means a lot to me, as it symbolizes the appreciation and support of the great Nigerian people for the dedication and hard work they have always put into their individual career to make Nigeria Proud.

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My deepest gratitude goes to the Federal Republic of Nigeria for recognising me at such a national level, and I am so humbled and grateful. I am proud to be a Nigerian and represent Her.
I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for their continuous efforts in promoting and developing sports in our country. Their support has contributed to the growth of myself and every other athletes in the country.

To my amazing family, who have been my rock and source of inspiration throughout my journey, I am forever indebted to your love and support. I love you all and this award is as much yours as it is mine.

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And to my fans and supporters, both in Nigeria and around the world, you all are super amazing and I am so grateful for all you do for me. Your constant support, well wishes and cheers have uplifted me in moments of triumph and provided solace during challenging times.

I am immensely honored to achieve this feat for Napoli and I’m also honored to receive this MFR award, and I consider it a responsibility to continue striving for excellence, more records and making meaningful contributions to people’s live with the sport I love.
Thank you everyone.


The MFR (Member of the Order of the Federal Republic) award is a prestigious honor in Nigeria. It is one of the highest national honors bestowed by the Nigerian government to individuals who have made significant contributions to the nation in various fields. The MFR award recognizes outstanding achievements and exceptional service in areas such as politics, public service, academics, arts and culture, sports, and business.

The MFR award is intended to acknowledge individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, integrity, and dedication to the betterment of Nigeria. Recipients of the MFR award are recognized for their significant impact on society, their contributions to national development, and their embodiment of the values and ideals that the Nigerian government seeks to promote.

Being conferred with the MFR award is a testament to an individual’s outstanding achievements and their commitment to the progress of Nigeria. It serves as a source of pride and honor, not only for the recipients but also for their families and communities.

The MFR award is typically presented by the President of Nigeria during a formal ceremony, and recipients are entitled to use the title “Member of the Order of the Federal Republic” as a mark of distinction. The award serves as a public recognition of the recipient’s contributions and acts as an inspiration for others to strive for excellence and positively impact the nation.




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