Great night – Victor Osimhen after tearing Juventus apart in famous Serie A victory

Great night - Victory Osimhen after tearing Juventus apart in famous Serie A victory

Nigerian International, Victor Osimhen and his Georgia counterpart – Khivcha Kvaratskheha, were on fire in Serie A Top-flight encounter against Juventus played at the Diego Amando Maradona stadium on Friday night.Great night - Victory Osimhen after tearing Juventus apart in famous Serie A victory

Victor Osimhen’s brace produced the first and fourth goals for the League Leaders in the 14th and 65th minutes of the game. In the 39th minute of the first half of the game, he then switched to grabbing assist for Napoli’s second goal.

• 2 goals and an assist against Juventus.
• Top of the league with 10 points clear.
• 11 goals from becoming the Highest scoring African player ever in Serie A.

One word to describe Victor Osimhen this season?

That was his 13th goal and 3 assists of the season in all competitions.

In the 55th and 65th minutes of the second half of the game, Khvicha Kvaratskheha not only assisted the third and fourth goals for Napoli, but also scored the team’s second goal.

Argentine World Cup hero – Angel Di Maria, had earlier reduced the scoreline for Juventus to 2-1 in 42nd minutes of the first half after receiving a pass from his teammate – Arkadiusz.

However, Napoli’s second half substitute, Eljif Elmas, created an instant impact by scoring the 5th goal in 72nd minutes of the second half of the match with an assist from Giovanni Di Lonenzo.

Napoli’s 5-1 victory over closest rivals, Juventus, takes them 10 points ahead with 47 points in 18 Serie A League matches, while Juventus still retains the second position with 37 points in 18 matches played so far.

The 24-year-old Nigerian forward – Osimhen has now hit double digits in league goals for 5 consecutive seasons. He could undoubtedly be the best Nigerian Player of the past 5 years.

Victor Osimhen’s Serie A record this season:

🏟️ 14 games
⚽ 12 goals
🅰️ 3 assists
🔢 1.1 g/a per game

One of the world’s very best. 🇳🇬

As of right now, Victor Osimhen is the most prolific Nigerian player in Serie A. He is three goals ahead of Simy with 34 goals in 64 games.

He must score 13 more goals to surpass George Weah as the leading African scorer in Serie A history.

Shortly after the game, the Super Eagles forward took to his Twitter page to say;

Great Night, Great Atmosphere. We Push On.”

𝑳𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒕? 𝑷𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒂 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒃𝒐𝒙!

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Obum Akawor
Evang. Obum Akawor, a Traditional Ruler in Rivers State, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Administration, and also an enthusiast of Nigerian Football
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