By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Boniface named Bundesliga Rookie of the Season

Victor Boniface has been named Bundesliga Rookie of the Season.

Bayer Leverkusen forward Victor Boniface has been named the 2023/24 Bundesliga Rookie of the Season. 

The Nigerian forward saw off competition from Borussia Dortmund's Ian Maatsen, RB Leipzig's Xavi Simons and Hoffenheim's Maximilian Beier to win the award. 

The award was voted for by fans (40%), clubs (30%) and selected Bundesliga experts (30%). 

Boniface has featured 22 times in the Bundesliga this season, scoring 13 goals and providing nine assists. 

He joined Leverkusen from Union Saint-Gilloise last summer. 

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