Red Hot Osimhen Fires Napoli To Champions League Q'Finals

In-form Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen last ensured that Napoli reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in their history with a brace in Wednesday’s 3-0 stroll past Eintracht Frankfurt.

Osimhen grabbed amazing goals on either side of half-time to ensure no slip-ups in Naples and help Napoli secure a straightforward, and deserved 5-0 aggregate win.

Piotr Zielinski scored in the 2nd half to add Napoli’s third from the penalty spot on a perfect night for southern Italy’s biggest club.

Luciano Spalletti’s side are close to securing their first Serie A title in over three decades and an already remarkable season got even better with a place in Friday’s draw for the last eight of Europe’s top club competition.

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They have been powered to an almost certain domestic triumph and a deep run in Europe by red-hot Osimhen, who has now netted 23 times in all competitions for possibly the continent’s most exciting team.

Eintracht were without suspended France forward Randal Kolo Muani following his sending off in the first leg and the Bundesliga outfit did very little to trouble Napoli.

Oliver Glasner’s side head out of the competition on a night in which their fans were involved in serious disorder after travelling to Naples despite no tickets for away fans being put on sale.

Meanwhile, the vice-captain of the Nigerian Super Eagles team, William Troost-Ekong has rated compatriot Victor Osimhen as the best striker in the world following the impressive performance that has been seen from the Napoli forward so far this season.

Africa Today News, New York reports that the performance that has been put up by the 24-year-old this season has been scintillating which has seen him scoring an astonishing 19 goals in 22 league games.

Osimhen’s impressive form earned him the league’s best player of the month for January, while he was named the winner of the Serie A Goal of The Month Award for his stunning Pele-like goal against Roma in the same month.

Africa Today News, New York

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