Photo Credit : Whoscored.com Victor Osimhen was on target for Napoli in their final pre-season game against Pescara on Saturday. The Super Eagles striker has now taken his tally in the pre-season to eight in five pre-season games, including a four goal against Bassa Anaunia and a brace against Bayern Munich.
The super eagles of Nigeria have a way of disappointing football fans, any time hopes of Nigerian fans were up high the team just let them down. Yesterday’s home game against Sierra Leone left a bitter taste in the mouths of Nigerians. More painful is the injury sustained by Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen. The super eagle’s at a point in the game were up 4-0 in just under 30 minutes, but surrendered 4 goals to end the game at 4-4 to the dismay of the Nigerian fans. Super eagles forward Osimhen was withdrawn
Ryan Giggs ; I will never forget that day Kaka gut his hand in my throat and we had a fight. The veteran Manchester United Winger recently in a question and answer session on Instagram explained how Kaka shown a great act of sportsmanship when the two clash during the 2007 champions league semi final match between Manchester United and AC Milan. Ryan Giggs replied to have fouled Kaka and he, Kaka was caught waving at the referee for the imaginary card to be given to me, that leads Giggs to angrily confront him
Former Napoli star striker, Massimo Agostini believes Victor Osimhen will be fundamental to the club's success in the next few years, corrieredellosport.it can report. Fielding questions from napolimagazine.com, Agostini showered encomium on the former Lille forward for his work rate, adding that the towering striker has become a prominent team player with much improvement since coming to Naples.
Napoli coach, Genaro Gattuso wants Victor Osimhen to be a little quieter when he approaches opponents and protests with the referee during Thursday's UEFA Europa League Group F tie against Croatian side HNK Rijeka. Speaking on Sky Sport on Wednesday ahead of the match day three fixture at Stadion HNK, Rijeka, the former Italy and AC Milan midfielder said the 21 years old Nigeria striker already showed that he is strong, but needed to the calmer in his approach on the pitch. "With Rijeka it will be a difficult
Napoli coach, Genaro Gattuso, has dedicated Thursday's UEFA Europa League 1-0 win at Real Sociedad to club legend, Diego Maradona, in commemoration of his 60th birthday anniversary. The former Italy midfielder spoke to La Gazzetta dello Sport after Matteo Politano's 55th minute goal secured them the win at Reale Arena, Donostia-San Sebastián in Spain, on the eve of the birthday of Maradona, who was a player of Napoli between 1984 and 1991, weighing in with 81 goals in 188 matches. "The first thing, a special
Super Eagles and Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen has been listed in Italian Serie A Top 11 young players with great performance this season. Napolimagazine.com reported that the former Lille striker's performance in Napoli's colour this season earned him a slot in top 11 Under 23 players in Serie A according to Opta statistics.
Former Nigeria junior international Abraham Fackaa believes Napoli forward Victor Osimhen will soon get his grove on and start scoring goals for his new club. Osimhen has failed to find the back of the net in his few games for the club and expectations are very high of Osimhen due to the money spent on his acquisition. In an interview with Daily Trust, Fackaa expresses his belief in the abilities of the young striker and begs for a little time to enable the striker settle down. He was reported to have said that:
Super Eagles and Napoli forward Victor Osimhen during a press conference spoke of his philosophy and the kind of player he is. The player who recently joined Napoli’s pre season training is expected to hit the ground running in the clubs tune up games, in preparation for the coming season. In the clubs news conference on Wednesday Osimhen posited that he is a kind of striker who likes to get involved with the play. He said that: ‘’I like to get involved with the play, my team mates are vital to me. My
On Sunday Napoli ran out 6-0 winners over Genoa in one of the days Serie A fixtures. And Club manager Genaro Gattuso, spoke glowingly about the impact Victor Osimhen has had, since his introduction into the team. Despite the Nigerian striker not finding the net in the few matches played in the Serie A. Speaking with Skysports after the game against Genoa, Gattuso was reported to have insinuated that Osimhen was the missing link preventing Napoli from winning the league in the past. He was reported to have said
Napoli has reportedly lost three goals and four points as the consequence of not turning up for the Serie A encounter with defending champions, Juventus. ‘The Old Lady of Turin’ was awarded three points and Napoli had a point deducted for failing to show up at the Allianz Arena. Napoli who were hoping for a rescheduling of the match, were disappointed when a Serie A judge ruled that a ‘force majeure’ did not exist in the case, as per Fcnaija.com. Footballitalia.net is reported to have it that the judge
Napoli coach Genaro Gattuso praises summer signing Victor Osimhen, after the Nigerian forward scored his first league goal for the club. The Napoli manager reportedly spoke to the club's official website. Genera Gattuso spoke to Napoli's website, he reportedly said that: “We prepared the match very well. I had thought of it just like that, in terms of performance. I didn’t expect a wide result because I know that Atalanta is a very strong team, but I must say that we had a great match.” "Clear and deserved
Napoli coach, Genaro Gattuso doesn't expect new signing Victor Osimhen to rest on his oars after the Nigeria striker hit the ground running at the Serie A side, following his €70 million arrival from Lille on August 31. The former Italy and AC Milan midfielder says the 21-year-old must keep working hard to play at great levels, adding that his goals don't count for anything. Gattuso said this after the player scored his second hat-trick in Friday's 4-0 pre-season win over Teramo, which closed out their camping
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen made his first start for his new Serie A side Napoli earlier on Sunday. The Nigerian forward made his Serie A debut last week, albeit off the bench. Coach Genaro Gattuso listed Osimhen from the start as the team's lone Center-forward after his impressive performance off the bench last week. Osimhen could however not break his duck in the club's 6-0 hammering of Genoa. He was on from start to finish and registered an assist for Napoli's second goal scored by Polish midfielder
Napoli coach, Genaro Gattuso is over the moon after Victor Osimhen opened his Serie A account in their 4-1 home win over Atalanta on Saturday. Speaking at a post-match conference published on the club's official website, the former Italy and AC Milan midfield enforcer was thrilled by his team's performance, but said he was particularly happy to see the Nigeria striker finally break the dock. Gattuso made Napoli cough out €70 million to sign Osimhen from Lille in August and must have lost sleep over the player's
Napoli and AC Milan faced off in the late kickoff of the Italian Serie A match week 8, in what was the standout match of the week in the Italian Serie A. This match had it all as former Milan legend Genaro Gattuso lead Napoli faced his former side AC Milan in Naples. But it can be remembered that the last time Milan won Napoli at Napoli's home was 10 years ago and Gattuso was playing for Milan then, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the winning goal. The match started off with the two teams coming out for the
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has showered encomium on former Napoli manager, Genaro Gattuso for his positive impact on his career, ilmattino.it can report. Gattuso was fired by Napoli chieftain, Di Laurentiis after the Naples side failed to qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League at the expense of Juventus and AC Milan.
New Napoli signing, Victor Osimhen, on Tuesday showed Coach Genaro Gattuso the stuff he is made of during a training session. The 21-year-old Nigeria striker uploaded a picture on his Instagram page, which shows him attempting to drible the ex Italy midfielder, who came charging at him. "The boss and his boy", stated the former Lille players who was apparently joking with the 42-year-old, who obviously took the exercise serious, trying to prove he can still do it at his age. Gattuso, who is one of the toughest
Recuperating Nigeria and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen Tuesday flew to Antwerp,. Belgium to speed up his rehabilitation, Italian outlet, Corriere dello Sport reported on Tuesday. The 21-year-old specifically requested for the trip to Antwerp as he seeks to return to action for the Azzurri before Christmas. He would be guided by Lieven Maesschalck, physiotherapist of the Belgium national team and AC Milan since the time of Genaro Gattuso at the club. Osimhen has not featured for the club since November 13, when
Super eagles goolkeep Ikechukwu Ezenwa has backed his fellow Nigeria team mate, Victor Osimhen to deliver for Napoli. Just as he urged Nigerian football fans support the young striker rather than pile pressure on him. Osimhen is yet to score for the Italian heavy weights in the few matches played in the Serie A. And with the huge amount spent to secure his services there is bound to be huge expectations on the young Nigerian. However, Ezenwa in a chat with Fcnaija believes Osimhen needs to be give time to adapt