Udogie wanted by Napoli and Juventus
Published: March 28, 2022
The Udinese defender of Nigerian origin impressed the scouts of Italy’s top clubs, and now they want to see him in their squads.This player is not as well known to fans around the world as Nigerians J.J. Okocha, Victor Moses, Uche Okechukwu, and others, but soon he may move to one of the best Italian teams and make t...
Napoli striker Osimhen scores 70,000th goal in the history of Italian Serie A
Published: March 20, 2022
Victor Osimhen wrote himself into Italian Serie A history during the match between Napoli and Udinese at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   When he cancelled out Gerard Deulofeu's first half opener in the 52nd minute, it was a historic milestone in the Italian top-flight, the 70,000th goal in the le...
Napoli striker Osimhen one goal away from setting new Nigerian record in Serie A
Published: March 18, 2022
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is one goal away from setting a new Nigerian record in the Italian Serie A. According to Napolicalciolive.com, Osimhen will become the first Nigeria footballer to hit double figures for goals in two different seasons in the Serie A with his next goal in the Italian top-flight. Form...
Most headed goals in 2022 : Napoli striker Osimhen ranks second behind Barcelona star
Published: March 14, 2022
According to Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport, Napoli striker Victor Osimhen ranks second for headed goals in the  European Leagues since the start of 2022. When the Nigeria international opened the scoring in Napoli's 2-0 win over Hellas Verona on Sunday, it was his third headed goal in the space of five ...
Who is better : Osimhen or Vlahovic? Napoli coach joins debate after Nigerian's brace
Published: March 13, 2022
Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti has joined the debate on who is the better player between Victor Osimhen and Juventus scoring sensation Dušan Vlahović. The Nigeria international took his tally for the season to thirteen in all competitions after scoring in each half as Napoli defeated Verona 2-1 at Stadio M. A. B...
Inter legend tells Osimhen what he needs to add to his game to be among best strikers in the world
Published: March 08, 2022
Inter Milan legend Christian Vieri believes that Victor Osimhen will soon be one of the best strikers in the world. The 1998 World Cup star revealed what the Napoli star needs to add to his game to be on the same level as the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Erling Haaland. Harry Kane and Kylian Mbappe.  Osimhen land...
'Osimhen very difficult to mark' - Chelsea product Tomori after duel with Napoli number 9
Published: March 07, 2022
Chelsea academy product Fikayo Tomori highlighted the qualities of Victor Osimhen following AC Milan's 1-0 win over Napoli in a Serie A clash at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday night. Tomori was a handful for the Napoli number 9 and prevented him from doing damage by any means necessary. One of the ta...
Osimhen or Vlahovic? Inter Milan legend Vieri reveals who he thinks is the better striker
Published: March 07, 2022
Legendary Italy and Inter Milan striker Christian Vieri has revealed who he thinks is the better striker between Victor Osimhen and Juventus winter signing Dušan Vlahovic.In the biggest game of the season so far, Osimhen went the distance at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday night as Napoli were beaten 1-0 b...
Snapped : Osimhen with no fitness concerns as Super Eagle trains fully ahead of AC Milan clash
Published: March 03, 2022
Contrary to reports, Victor Osimhen has no fitness concerns ahead of Napoli's Serie A clash with AC Milan on Sunday night at the Stadio Maradona. Napoli stepped up their preparations for the visit of the Rossoneri with a training session held at the Konami Training Centre on Thursday. Training images published by...
'Has a good chance of playing the full 90' - Napoli boss dismisses Osimhen fitness concerns
Published: February 27, 2022
Speaking at the pre-match press conference before Napoli's Italian Serie A clash against Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico, manager Luciano Spalletti has dismissed outrageous claims Victor Osimhen was battling to be fit for club and country ahead of their upcoming matches.The Nigeria international left the Stadio Diego Arma...
Osimhen wins Napoli a penalty but Serie A side exit Europa League after 4-2 loss to Barcelona
Published: February 24, 2022
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was lively for Napoli on Thursday night in the second leg of the Europa League knockout round playoff tie between Napoli and Barcelona at the Diego Maradona stadium with Xavi's side winning 4-2.  The first leg ended 1-1 at the Camp Nou and Thursday's game inadvertently saw Napoli el...
Napoli coach reveals one similarity between Osimhen and Maradona ahead of Barcelona clash
Published: February 24, 2022
Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti heaped praise on Victor Osimhen ahead of his side's glamour Europa League knockout round playoff meeting with Barcelona at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in Naples on Thursday. The Partenopei know that only a victory will see them safely through to the last sixteen of the Europa ...
'It was his worst match' - Italian coach singles out Osimhen for criticism after display vs Barcelona
Published: February 19, 2022
Italian football coach Serse Cosmi singled out Victor Osimhen for criticism following Napoli's 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the first leg of the Europa League knockout round playoff tie at the Camp Nou on Thursday. The Nigeria international was a surprise inclusion in the starting lineup as there had been doubts about...
'It's very clear' - Barcelona captain insists Osimhen was offside in the build-up to Napoli goal
Published: February 18, 2022
Barcelona captain Gerard Piqué has insisted that Napoli's opening goal in the Europa League first leg meeting on Thursday night should not have stood because Victor Osimhen was offside in the build-up. In the 29th minute, Piotr  Zielinski slammed in the rebound after goalkeeper Ter Stegen saved his initial effort, m...
UEL : Osimhen soldiers on despite injury in Napoli's exciting draw against Barcelona
Published: February 17, 2022
Victor Osimhen was in action for 80 minutes on Thursday evening at the Camp Nou in Napoli's eventful 1-1 draw against Barcelona in the Europa League. Piotr Zielinski scored the opening goal of the match in the 29th minute while former Manchester City forward Ferran Torres equalised from the penalty spot in the second...