Nigerian striker Victor Boniface reacts to Bundesliga double honours in first month

Nigerian striker Victor Boniface has reacted to bagging double honours in his first month with German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen.

Recall that Boniface who joined Bayern Leverkusen from Belgian club Royale Union Saint Gilloloise this summer, was named winner of both the German Bundesliga player/rookie of the month of August.

The Nigerian International scored four goals and assisted one other to help Xabi Alonso tutored Leverkusen to top spot after four matches.

In an interview with posted on the Bundesliga website, the former Bodo/Glimt player claimed he is surprised by how quickly he has settled down at his new club.

“I couldn’t have imagined it better,” the striker told

“I didn’t know much about the competition and so I didn’t know what it would be like to go from Belgium to the Bundesliga. To win two awards in that first month…”

“I have to thank my teammates and everyone who supported me.

“I am a bit surprised that I adapted so quickly, but on the other hand, I have always believed in myself.” Boniface remarked.

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