Super Eagles star reacts after decisive goal, pleased with Atalanta's defensive display v Fiorentina 
Published: October 03, 2022
Super Eagles star Ademola Lookman was delighted to get on the scoresheet for Atalanta as they claimed a 1-0 victory over Fiorentina at the Gewiss Stadium on matchday eight of the 2022-2023 Serie A season on Sunday.    In the 59th minute, Lookman combined with his new strike partner Luis Muriel to score what ...
Napoli provide update on fitness of Super Eagles striker pre-Torino
Published: September 26, 2022
Italian Serie A table toppers Napoli have provided an update on Victor Osimhen ahead of their league game against Ola Aina's Torino at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on October 1, 2022. Osimhen was not named in the Nigeria squad for their double header against Algeria after suffering a muscle strain in his right thigh ...
Italian-born Tottenham-owned fullback on the radar of Nigeria after snub by Mancini
Published: September 22, 2022
Tottenham Hotspur-owned fullback Destiny Udogie is reportedly on the radar of the Nigeria Football Federation, with a view to convincing him to play for the Super Eagles.   The Udinese wonderkid and Golden Boy nominee was snubbed by manager Roberto Mancini for Italy's upcoming UEFA Nations League matches aga...
U25 players : Osimhen third-best target man shooter behind Chelsea, CA Mineiro stars
Published: September 12, 2022
According to a research by CIES Football Observatory, Victor Osimhen has been ranked amongst the most impactful U25 players worldwide - players born or after September 12, 1997.   In the technical profile 'target man shooter', the Napoli star was ranked third with a score of 93.3.   Only Chelsea s...
Atalanta 1 Cremonese 1 : 21 yo Nigeria-eligible CB impresses; Lookman, Dessers, Okereke in action
Published: September 11, 2022
Ademola Lookman was in action for 77 minutes for Serie A side Atalanta while fellow Nigerian internationals Cyriel Dessers and David Okereke played for 83 and 68 minutes respectively in Atalanta's 1-1 draw against Cremonose on Sunday afternoon at the Gewiss Stadium.   The first half was uneventful and ended ...
Super Eagles striker all but ruled out of Napoli's Champions League clash against Rangers
Published: September 09, 2022
Victor Osimhen is all but ruled out of Napoli's Champions League clash against Glasgow Rangers on Tuesday, September 13.   The Nigeria international aggravated an existing injury during the matchday one fixture against Liverpool on Wednesday, leading to his substitution in the 41st minute.   Osimhen h...
Osimhen's injury relapse against Liverpool : Napoli provide update on Super Eagles star
Published: September 08, 2022
Victor Osimhen suffered a relapse of a muscle-related injury during the first half of Napoli's 4-1 rout of Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.   The Nigeria international had been rated as doubtful for the visit of Jurgen Klopp's team but passed a fitness test in the hours leading ...
UCL : Osimhen hits the post, misses penalty as Napoli blow Liverpool away
Published: September 07, 2022
Victor Osimhen had a disappointing night in his first game in the Champions League for S.S.C Napoli.   Osimhen managed to pass a late fitness test on Wednesday morning and started up front as a lone striker in a 4-2-3-1 formation.   He missed a penalty and got injured as Napoli thrashed Liverpool 4-1 at t...
UCL : Napoli handed Osimhen boost ahead of Liverpool showdown
Published: September 07, 2022
Napoli have received a boost ahead of their UEFA Champions League showdown against Liverpool at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Wednesday evening.   The Blues reported on their official website that Victor Osimhen participated in full training with the rest of the Napoli squad in their final workout at the SSCN Ko...
Napoli boss reveals when he'll make decision about Osimhen's availability for Liverpool clash
Published: September 06, 2022
Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti, as expected, provided a fresh update on the fitness of Victor Osimhen during the mandatory pre-match press conference ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League opener against Liverpool.   It has come to light that the Super Eagles star played through the pain barrier in the ...
Tottenham loanee is defender with the most goal contributions 2022 Europe's Top 5 Leagues
Published: September 05, 2022
According to the statisticians at OPTA, Tottenham Hotspur loanee Destiny Udogie is the defender with the most goal contributions in Europe's Top Five Leagues since the start of 2022, an honour he shares with RB Leipzig's Germany international left-back  David Raum.    The Italy U21 international of Ni...
Italian club advised by Chelsea to play Wales international of African descent at centre-back
Published: September 04, 2022
Luca Gotti, coach of Italian Serie A club Spezia, has revealed that Chelsea have advised him to deploy Ethan Ampadu as a central defender.   The Wales international of Ghanaian descent joined Spezia in August 2022 on a season-long loan from Chelsea.     Ampadu's main position on the pitch of play...
'I knew Victor was there' - Diego Simeone's son convinced he can do well with Osimhen
Published: August 25, 2022
Giovanni Simeone, son of respected Atlético Madrid tactician Diego Simeone, is convinced that he can do well with Victor Osimhen at Napoli.     Last week, Giovanni, an Argentina international, switched to the Naples-based outfit on a season-long loan from Serie A rivals Hellas Verona after a breakout season t...
Ex-Napoli striker claims Osimhen better at heading than Man Utd superstar Ronaldo
Published: August 24, 2022
Former Napoli striker Bruno Giordano, a Serie A champion with The Blues in 1987,  has audaciously claimed that Victor Osimhen is better at heading than Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.   Ronaldo is renowned for his aerial process, having scored some incredible headers including against Wales at th...
One key stat that highlights Osimhen's impressive start to the 2022-2023 season
Published: August 23, 2022
Celebrated football statistics website Whoscored has highlighted Napoli star Victor Osimhen's impressive start to the 2022-2023 campaign by using a key statistic.   The Nigeria national teamer has mustered fifteen shots in his first two games in the Serie A, one more than the entire Juventus team, who had pl...