Osimhen scores second Napoli hat-trick in 4-0 win

Osimhen By Emmanuel Okogba Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has grabbed his second hat-trick in as many games for his new side Napoli as they crushed Italian third division side Teramo 4-0, in Friday’s pre-season game. Osimhen who also scored a hat-trick against L’Aquila when they won 11-0 opened scoring for Napoli in the 4th…

Breaking: Super Eagles star Osimhen debuts for Napoli, nets hat-trick in 8 minutes

Victor Osimhen scored a hat-trick in the first eight minutes of Napoli’s 11-0 friendly win over L’Aquila, with Lorenzo Insigne’s treble, Dries Mertens and Chucky Lozano braces too. The Partenopei officially began their pre-season preparations with a mini-tournament against local teams Castel di Sangro and L’Aquila. Coach Gennaro Gattuso used a 4-3-3 formation for the…

Breaking: Osimhen rains ‘thunderous abuse’ on Journalists, days after completing Napoli move

New Napoli player Victor Osimhen on Sunday afternoon hauled abuse on Journalists following recent purported interview he granted after his move to his Italian club. Osimhen who moved from French side Lille to Napoli and became Nigeria’s costliest footballer spoke via his twitter handle. He wrote, “I never said such a thing, y’all copy paste…

Osimhen reveals personal targets at Napoli

Napoli newboy Victor Osimhen has spoken out of his intention to follow the footsteps of club greats, Diego Maradona, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain. Osimhen penned a lucrative five-year contract with the Serie A club last week following an impressive debut campaign with Ligue 1 side Lille. The 21-year-old scored 18 goals and provided six…

Osimhen escapes as 3 Lille test positive for Coronavirus

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen escaped but three Lille midfielders Renato Sanches, Jonathan Ikone and Jonathan Bamba have tested positive for COVID-19, coach Christophe Galtier said on Saturday, calling for more firmness in enforcing social distancing. All three tested positive last Monday, Galtier said after a 2-1 friendly win at Belgian first-division club Mouscron. He…

Lille confirm Osimhen’s imminent departure

Nigeria and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen General Director of Lille, Marc Ingla has confirmed the imminent departure of their star forward Victor Osimhen to Serie A side Napoli. The forward has been heavily linked with a move to the Parthenopeans lately following his eye-catching performances in his debut season with the Stade Pierre-Mauroy outfit. After…

More confusions trail Osimhen’s Napoli move

•Italians outfit insist on fresh negotiation •Deal almost done, Lille chief insists There have been a new twist to the controversy surrounding the mooted move of Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen to Napoli as the Italian giants insist the negotiation will start all over again after the Lille attacker switched agent. The Nigerian looked set…

OSIMHEN: Drogba inspires me

Sporting Charleroi of Belgium striker, Victor Osimhen has revealed that one of the big factors behind his scoring form is that he loves watching videos of top strikers like former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba, who he says all inspire him to get better on the pitch. Continue reading OSIMHEN: Drogba inspires me at Vanguard News….

Club Brugge reject Osimhen

Nigerian forward, Victor Osimhen, is still on the search for a club to play on loan this season after Belgium side Club Brugge turned down the chance to sign him on loan from German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg. The 20-year-old forward arrived in Belgium Tuesday for a meeting with Club Brugge over a loan move after…