Important Boniface The Only African Player With Most Dribbles Per Game

Boniface scores a stunner against Qarabag on Thursday UEL clash.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen forward Victor Boniface is currently the African player with most completed dribbles per game reports.

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Boniface joined Bayer Leverkusen last August from Belgian Pro League outfit Royale Union Saint Gilloise; and has since then integrated himself into the team’s starting XI.

Victor Boniface scoring unbelievable goals for Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Victor against FC Heidenheim

So far this season, he’s scored ten goals in fourteen appearances for the Black and Red across all competitions. A forme which has earned him, a German Bundesliga Player-Of-The-Month and two Rookie Of The Month awards.

Apart from scoring goals and also providing assists, Boniface has been identified to be a very good dribbler. He would always come down to the midfield, and join his team in the attack, and in the process dribbling past opposition defenders.

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Boniface make Europe’s young best dribblers

According to a post by Soccernet identifying Europe’s young dribblers, the former Bodø and Glimt forward made the cut; having at least 58% dribble accuracy per game.

Only Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli, Real Sociedad’s Takefusa Kubo, Burnley’s Luca Koleosho, and Girona’s Sávio Moreira make more dribbles per game than Boniface.

Gabriel Martinelli

However, none of them, has as many league goals as the Nigerian forward, which clearly shows that he adds incredible end product to his dribbles. Takefusa Kubo has scored five goals in eleven games for Real Sociedad this season, while Gabriel Martinelli, has just one goal in 9 English Premier League games for Arsenal this season.

Takefusa Kubo

Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso is fully aware of all the qualities that Boniface brings to his team prompting him to identify the Nigerian international as ‘complete’ forward.

“It is my wish that every opponent has problems with Boniface,” Alonso told Bild Sport.

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“He does everything well. Not only with his game, he helps the team. He has a good connection with Grimaldo, with Florian Wirtz, and with Jonas Hofmann.

“Boniface wants to enjoy the game. But not just for himself. He’s not just a classic striker, not just a regular poacher. He’s complete.”

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