'Too many dangerous fouls against Osimhen' - Napoli striker's agent sends message to referees
Published: January 31, 2023
Italian intermediary Roberto Calenda has sent a message to Serie A referees to better protect his client Victor Osimhen.   The Nigeria national teamer was targeted by the Roma players in Napoli's recent 2-1 win at the Diego Maradona Stadium and played some part of the game with his wrist bandaged after a h...
Four observations from Osimhen's performance in Napoli's 2-1 win over AS Roma
Published: January 30, 2023
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen scored his 14th Serie A goal of the season on Sunday as Napoli beat AS Roma 2-1 at the Diego Maradona stadium to go one place further in their title aspirations.    Napoli have not won the Serie A since 1990 but are inching closer to achieving that feat again and Nigeria'...
Serie A top scorer Osimhen nets goal of the season contender in Napoli's 2-1 win v Roma
Published: January 29, 2023
Victor Osimhen scored for the fourth consecutive match in the Serie A as Napoli beat Jose Mourinho's AS Roma 2-1 at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Sunday night.     The Nigeria international has netted fourteen goals from sixteen league matches this term, the same tally he finished with last season but has ...
Super Eagles winger named to Serie A TOTW after jaw-dropping display against Juventus
Published: January 25, 2023
Super Eagles winger Ademola Lookman has been recognized for his outstanding display in the last round of matches in the Italian Serie A, with celebrated football statistics website Whoscored.com naming him in the division's Team of the Week.    In one of the games of the season so far, the Charlton Athleti...
Lookman proves he's one of the best in Serie A, equals record held by 3 Danish strikers
Published: January 23, 2023
Super Eagles star Ademola Lookman proved once again that he is one of the best players in the Italian Serie A after scoring two goals in Atalanta's 3-3 draw with Juventus at the Allianz Stadium in Turin on Sunday night.    The Charlton Athletic academy product scored a brace for the third match on the boun...
2020 Super Eagles invitee opens goal account for Udinese after logging 519 minutes 
Published: January 22, 2023
2020 Super Eagles invitee Kingsley Ehizibue scored the game-winning goal as Udinese earned a hard-fought 1-0 road win over Sampdoria on Sunday afternoon.   It was also the wingback's first goal for the Bianconeri and also his first in the Italian Serie A following his summer move from Bundesliga outf...
Napoli striker Osimhen delivers 12-word reaction after scoring 14th of the season
Published: January 22, 2023
Napoli extended their lead at the top of the Italian Serie A table to twelve points following their 2-0 road win over Salernitana on Saturday evening.    After the skipper Giovanni Di Lorenzo had opened the scoring on the stroke of halftime, Victor Osimhen sealed the win when he doubled the advantage in the 4...
'His dream is to team up with Osimhen' - Agent talks up Napoli move for ex-Nigeria U23 striker 
Published: January 17, 2023
Respected Italian agent Patrick Bastianelli, who used to look after Odion Ighalo during the strikers's spell at Udinese, has highlighted the qualities of US Cremonese star David Okereke and believes that his client would be suited to Napoli's playing style if signed by the Serie A table toppers.    O...
Fantastic Super Eagles striker involved in 3 goals as Atalanta hit Salernitana for eight 
Published: January 15, 2023
Ademola Lookman proved why he is one of the top marksmen in the Italian Serie A with a brace and an assist for Atalanta in their club record 8-2 win over Salernitana at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo on Sunday evening.    After Boulaye Dia scored to cancel out Jérémie Boga's early opener, Lookman restore...
'Osimhen as decisive as Maradona' - Ex-Napoli No. 9 gives Super Eagles star best possible praise 
Published: January 12, 2023
Former Napoli number 9, Bruno Giordano has given Victor Osimhen the best possible praise after claiming that the Nigeria international is as decisive as Napoli and Argentina legend Diego Maradona.    All eyes will be on Osimhen on Friday night as Napoli do battle with Juventus in a Serie A showdown at the Stad...
EA SPORTS Team of the Year : Napoli striker Victor Osimhen among 100-strong nominee list
Published: January 10, 2023
EA SPORTS has released the 100-strong nominee list of the best players from the past 12 months with Napoli striker Victor Osimhen the only Nigeria-eligible player making the cut.    Osimhen has been shortlisted after an outstanding twelve months for club and country.    The 24-year-old mustered ninetee...
Osimhen replicates AC Milan great George Weah's feat after goal against Sampdoria
Published: January 08, 2023
Italian Serie A table toppers Napoli got back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Sampdoria at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Genova) on Sunday evening.    The Parthenopeans had seen their unbeaten start to the season come to an end after they were beaten 1-0 by Inter Milan on January 4, 2023.   ...
Most goal involvements since 2022 : Tottenham loanee Udogie ranks second among defenders 
Published: January 05, 2023
Tottenham Hotspur-owned left-back of Nigerian descent Destiny Udogie played a key role in Udinese's 1-1 draw against Tyronne Ebuehi's Empoli in a Serie A match staged at the Dacia Arena on Wednesday night.    A goal from Roberto Pereyra with twenty minutes left on the clock salvaged a point for the  B...
Moriero backs Osimhen to deliver against Inter but San Siro not his preferred hunting ground
Published: January 04, 2023
Francesco Moriero is backing Victor Osimhen to deliver the goods when Napoli take to the pitch to face Inter Milan in a big Serie A showdown at the San Siro on Wednesday.    Heading into the matchday sixteen contest, the Nigeria international leads the way in the goalscoring charts with nine goals from eleven ...
'They have physicality' - Italy great Bergomi compares Osimhen and on-loan Chelsea striker Lukaku
Published: January 03, 2023
Speaking ahead of the Serie A meeting between Inter Milan and Napoli at the San Siro, Italy great Giuseppe Bergomi highlighted the qualities that Victor Osimhen and Romelu Lukaku bring to their teams, saying that the two strikers offer physicality and give depth.    Osimhen is having a banner season at Napoli,...