Nigeria’s Super Eagles striker Victor Boniface continues to make headlines in both the German Bundesliga and Europe.
The Nigerian International joined Bayer Leverkusen this summer and he has become a household name in the club.
The group stage of the UEFA Europa League ended last week and Bayer Leverkusen recorded a 100 per cent record in the group with the help of Boniface
The European football body on Monday released the nominated goal for the goal of the group stage and the goal scored by Boniface against Qarabag of Azerbaijan was nominated.
West Ham United’s Lucas Paqueta, Olympic Marseille’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Magnus Wolff Elkrem, Thanjis Dallinga of Toulouse and Villarreal’s Santi Comesana are also nominated for the award.
The other nominees are, AEK Athens’ Djibril Sidibe, Rennes duo, Lorenz Assignons and Ludovic Blas.
Boniface has scored four goals for Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League this season.