Osimhen’s Brace Powers Napoli To 2nd On Serie A Table
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Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen scored twice as his club Napoli defeated Verona 2-1 away in the Italian Serie A match on Sunday, www.beatchoiceaports.com.ng can report.
The former Lille of France starman scored in the 14th and 71st minute to hand Napoli the victory after with Davide Faroani scoring in the 77th minute to give Verona a lifeline they could not capitalize on.
The 23-year-old has now scored 10 goals in 19 league appearances for Luciano Spalletti’s side this season.
He was replaced by Andrea Petagna on the dot of 90 minutes.
Napoli moved to second position, temporarily perhaps, on the table following the hard-fought win.
The Blues have amassed 60 points from 29 matches but they are 3 points below leaders AC Milan and could move down to third if Inter defeat Torino away later Saturday night.
The Partenopei will host Udinese in their next league game
Since he returned from facial surgery in January, Osimhen have remained a potent threat for defenders in the league with proven goal scoring ability which was hugely missed during his absence in November and December.
It is hoped that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Young player winner would bring his imperious form into the Super Eagles when they play Ghana in a double header 2022 Wold Cup play-off later in the month