Victor Osimhen rushes to hospital after a collision with Cristian Romero 

Victor Osimhen rushes to hospital after a collision with Cristian Romero 

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was stretchered off and rushed to hospital in Napoli’s 4-2 defeat at Atalanta on Sunday, after he collided with Cristian Romero The 21-year-old, who was making his 10th Serie A appearance for Napoli since he joined the club for a record €70m, including add-ons and bonuses, fell awkwardly and bumped the back of his head on the ground. He seemed to lose consciousness and was rushed off on a stretcher to a nearby ambulance as calls were made for oxygen. A Sky Sport Italia pitch-side reporter revealed…

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Victor Osimhen miss out of Sierra Leone vs Nigeria AFCON qualifier in Freetown

Victor Osimhen miss out of Sierra Leone vs Nigeria AFCON qualifier in Freetown

Napoli and Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen miss out of Sierra Leone vs Nigeria Tuesday’s Africa Cup of Nations return leg qualifier in Freetown after he dislocated his shoulder in the first game, according to Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr. Osimhen scored one of the goals in a dramatic 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone, who recovered from four goals down in Benin City on Friday, but was later substituted after hurting his shoulder. He has since been discharged from hospital, but Rohr said he will not be available for the rematch…

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Victor Osimhen make debut for Napoli against Parma

Victor Osimhen make debut for Napoli against Parma

Victor Osimhen will potentially make his long-awaited Napoli debut from the bench having been named among the substitutes in their Serie A opener against Parma on Sunday. The 21-year-old Nigeria international has been the talk of the town since his move believed to be worth up to €80 million from Lille in July. He has since made a huge impression on the fans, scoring two hat-tricks in friendly victories over L’Aquila and Teramo. He will be expected to lead the frontline of the Partenopei this season, but will have to be content with the bench for the first game, hoping he can…

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Victor Osimhen become most expensive African footballer in history after Napoli moved

Victor Osimhen become most expensive African footballer in history after Napoli moved

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen become Africa’s most expensive footballer, when he seals a reported €81m (£73.6m) move from French Ligue 1 side Lille to Serie A giants Napoli. Italian Serie A side Napoli have confirmed the signing of young Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen from French club Lille. Napoli’s website gave very few details of the deal simply sayini: “SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer.” According to French sports newspaper L’Equipe, the deal is worth more than $96m (81.3m euros)…

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Victor Osimhen Finally Completed Move To Napoli

Victor Osimhen become most expensive African footballer in history after Napoli moved

The Nigerian international striker, Victor Osimhen has joined the Serie A side on a big money deal, having been linked with several top European clubs this summer Napoli have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international forward Victor Osimhen from Lille. The striker, who scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for the Ligue 1 side in the 2019-20 season, moves to Naples in a deal reported to be worth €50 million (£45m/$59m). Osimhen had been linked with several top European clubs following his impressive goalscoring season, including Arsenal and Liverpool, although he will appear in Serie A in the 2020-21 campaign. The 10…

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Victor Osimhen win 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize for Best African Player in French Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen win 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize for Best African Player in French Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen named as the winner of the 2020 Marc Vivien Foe prize for the best African player in the French Ligue 1 for 2019-2020 season by the French media outlets RFI and France 24. The 21-year-old Lille striker emerged the winner from a list of 11 African footballers who were shortlisted for the award named after Cameroonian great and former Olympique Lyonnais midfielder, Marc Vivien Foe. Marc Vivien Foe died at the Stade de France while playing for Cameroon, during the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final game against Colombia.…

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Victor Osimhen agrees five years deal with Napoli

Victor Osimhen agrees five years deal with Napoli

Lille and Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has agreed a five year contract deal with Serie A giants Napoli after getting assurances that he will get regular playing time. The 21-year-old has emerged as a target for the Serie A side after scoring 18 goals in his first season in France with Lille following his move form Charleroi in the summer. Napoli assured him that they will be offloading their main striker Arkadiusz Milik in order to pave the way for Osimhen to be arrow head of their attack next…

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Victor Osimhen crowned Lille player of the year

Victor Osimhen crowned Lille player of the year

French Ligue 1 club Lille have crowned Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen as their Player of the Year for the 2019/2020 season. The Score Nigeria recalls that Osimhen who joined the Great Danes from Sporting Charleroi last year, was in incredible form in front of goal with a tally of 18 goals after 31 matches. 31 matchs ❔18 buts ‼️ 🔥 𝐎𝐍 𝐅𝐈𝐑𝐄 🔥 Vous avez élu @victorosimhen9 DOGUE DE LA SAISON BY @boulanger ! Bravo et merci pour vos votes 👏#SIBienEnsemble pic.twitter.com/DVX1EFNy4D — LOSC (@losclive) June 2, 2020 The…

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Lille Gives Victor Osimhen Private Jet To Attends Father’s Burial In Nigeria

Lille Gives Victor Osimhen Private Jet To Attends Father’s Burial In Nigeria

French Ligue 1 club, Lille, have given Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen a private aircraft (jet) to travel to Nigeria for his father’s burial rites. Mr. Patrick Osimhen, 80, died in Lagos on Saturday night after a brief illness. ” I have spoken to Victor Osimhen and expressed the sorrow of the NFF and the entire Nigerian Football family. His club, Lille OSC of France have given him a private aircraft to come to Nigeria to be with his family and probably for the burial rites. We have applied for…

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Victor Osimhen loses Father, Patrick Osimhen

Victor Osimhen loses Father, Patrick Osimhen

Lille and Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has lost his father, Patrick Osimhen, to the cold hands of death, the 21-year-old made it know on Twitter. The 21-year-old Super Eagles forward confirmed his father’s death in a Twitter post he shared on Sunday morning, May 24. He wrote: ‘RIP DAD. no word to describe this feeling.’ 😭😭💔 pic.twitter.com/YRA9LCdtUh — victor osimhen (@victorosimhen9) May 24, 2020

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