Napoli Coach Gattuso Explains Why Osimhen Was Brought On In Second Half Vs Spezia
Published: January 29, 2021
Napoli have advanced to the last four of the Coppa Italia after beating fellow Serie A side Spezia at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Thursday night. Goals from Kalidou Koulibaly, Hirving Lozano, Matteo Politano and Eljif Elmas saw the Blues establish a four-goal lead in the first stanza, before the opponents red...
Napoli, Rohr Receive Good News On Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen
Published: January 22, 2021
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso and Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr have received good news on their number 9, Victor Osimhen with the striker receiving the green light to return to training. His latest coronavirus test came back negative, meaning he will no longer be self-isolating at his home in Posillipo. Napoli con...
Crotone's Simy Overtakes Liverpool Loanee As Nigeria's Top Scorer Europe's Top Five Leagues
Published: January 17, 2021
By scoring a brace in Crotone's 4-1 hammering of Benevento at Stadio Ezio Scida on Sunday evening, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo is now the top Nigerian scorer on the books of a European top five league club. The lanky frontman took his tally for the season to six goals in the Italian Serie A, surpassing Liverpool loanee...
Stoke City Coach Says Mikel Needs More Minutes After Injury Lay-Off
Published: January 08, 2021
Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel is among the players Stoke City coach Michael O'Neill is planning to give more minutes, starting from tomorrow's FA Cup third round clash with Leicester City. The former Nigeria skipper has returned from an injury that kept him sidelined for around one month, and was involved in the Pot...
Italian Super Club Join Race To Sign Nigeria-Eligible Winger Linked With Chelsea, Liverpool
Published: December 25, 2020
Seven-time European champions AC Milan are exploring ways to sign Reading winger of Nigerian descent Michael Olise. According to Serie B News, the France youth international is on the radar of Geoffrey Moncada, the chief scout of AC Milan. The Rossoneri are planning to buy Olise then loan him out to one of Monza...
Osimhen Likely To Be Out Of Action Until 2021 As Napoli Striker Confirms Pain Persists
Published: December 12, 2020
Victor Osimhen is likely to be out of action until 2021, according to various reports in the Italian media. The Napoli striker has been undergoing rehabilitation since dislocating his shoulder during the second half of Nigeria's 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium around one month ago.  ...
Napoli Issue Fresh Statement On Victor Osimhen's Rehabilitation From Shoulder Injury
Published: December 04, 2020
Italian Serie A club Napoli have issued a fresh statement on Victor Osimhen's rehabilitation from the shoulder injury he suffered while on international duty with the Super Eagles exactly three weeks ago in Benin City. After their Europa League game against AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands, the Blues resumed training ...
Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen Works Out In The Gym And Pitch Pre-Roma
Published: November 27, 2020
Victor Osimhen is still rated as doubtful for Napoli's blockbuster clash against AS Roma in the Italian Serie A on Sunday, November 29. The summer signing from Lille is still recovering from an injury - a dislocated shoulder - suffered while on international duty with the Super Eagles exactly two weeks ago. Acco...
'At Wolfsburg It Was Another Type Of Injury' - Agent Claims Osimhen Has Not Suffered Relapse
Published: November 22, 2020
One of Victor Osimhen's agents, Roberto Calenda has claimed that the Napoli striker has not suffered a relapse of the injury he picked up at German Bundesliga club Wolfsburg. During his unsuccessful spell at Wolfsburg, he suffered three separate injuries - meniscal, calf and shoulder. A shoulder injury saw Osim...
Napoli Striker Osimhen Scores His First Ever Headed Goal Europe's Top Five Leagues
Published: November 09, 2020
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was back on the scoresheet and it was a crucial goal which helped Napoli secure all three points in a 1-0 road win against Bologna on Sunday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Midway through the first half, Mexico winger Hirving Lozano sent in an inviting cross which was met ...
Victor Osimhen's Agent Reveals Napoli Striker Was Very Angry After Defeat To Sassuolo
Published: November 03, 2020
Victor Osimhen's agent, Andrea D'Amico has revealed that the Napoli striker was very angry in the wake of the 2-0 loss to Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A on Sunday, November 1. With the score level at 0-0, the Nigeria international was presented with two opportunities to break the deadlock but squandered the chances...
Osimhen Apologizes To Napoli Teammates, Gattuso For Red Card Against Real Sociedad
Published: November 01, 2020
According to the print edition of La Repubblica via Area Napoli, Victor Osimhen regrets being sent off in the closing minutes of Napoli's 1-0 win at Real Socidead in a Europa League game on Thursday. The Nigeria international joined the fray in the 61st minute, was penalised for a foul on Real Sociedad winger And...
Former Napoli Striker Carnevale Offers Surprising Advice To Super Eagles Star Osimhen
Published: October 31, 2020
Former Napoli striker Andrea Carnevale has offered a surprising advice to Victor Osimhen that he should be selfish in order to score more goals for the Blues. Since his big money move from Lille in the summer transfer window, the Nigeria international has managed only one goal in six appearances across all competit...
'He Told Us To Play Our Football' - Ex-Inter Star Obinna Says Mourinho Kept Close Tabs On Youngsters
Published: October 26, 2020
Former Nigeria international Victor Obinna has revealed that Jose Mourinho closely monitored the young players in the squad while he was coaching Inter Milan. Obinna was a member of the Inter Milan team that won the Serie A in the 2008-2009 season under the tutelage of the famous Portuguese football tactician. ...
'I Can Help Victor' - Napoli Match-winner Vs Benevento Wants To Play With Osimhen
Published: October 25, 2020
Napoli have climbed to second in the Italian Serie A table, one point behind AC Milan, following their 2-1 victory over Benevento at Stadio Ciro Vigorito on Sunday. Roberto Insigne opened the scoring for the home team on the half-hour mark but Napoli struck twice in seven second-half minutes to secure three points, ...