Osimhen strikes fresh record, equals Maradona

March 1, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Victor Osimhen stole the show with a hat-trick as Napoli defeated Sassuolo 6-1 in a thrilling Serie A encounter on Wednesday. Since returning from the Africa Cup of Nations, where he managed only one goal, Osimhen has rediscovered his scoring touch for Napoli. He took his performance to the next level with a memorable hat-trick in this midweek clash. The Read More

Osimhen back full scoring swing, fires hat-trick as Napoli crush Sassuolo in Serie A thumping

February 28, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia netted five between them as Napoli thumped Sassuolo 6-1 on Wednesday, harking back to the thrilling partnership which won last season’s Serie A title. Clinical Osimhen scored a hat-trick before Kvaratskhelia bagged a brace of his own as Napoli come from behind to handily win their game in hand and reignite hopes of European football. Read More

Napoli sack Osimhen’s coach, hire Calzona

February 20, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Struggling Napoli sacked Walter Mazzarri on Monday and brought in Slovakia coach Francesco Calzona just two days before hosting Barcelona in the Champions League. The 62-year-old Mazzarri became the second man to be sent packing this season by the ailing Italian champions. Mazzarri took charge in November after Rudi Garcia was dismissed but Napoli then fell to ninth in Serie Read More

At last, Napoli free Osimhen

January 27, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Napoli’s Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, is poised to leave the club in the upcoming summer transfer window and is eyeing potential moves to “either Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, or an English club,” revealed the Italian club’s president and owner, Aurelio De Laurentiis, on Friday. De Laurentiis responded to an interview given by Osimhen to CBS, where the 25-year-old mentioned that Read More

Osimhen sends Napoli to Round of 16 in UEFA Champions League

December 13, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli eased into the knockout stages of the Champions League with two first-half goals in a 2-0 home win over Braga. The Italian champions qualified second in Group C behind Real Madrid thanks to Serder Saatci’s clumsy own goal and Victor Osimhen’s first goal since early October, both which came in the first half. Walter Mazzarri’s side would have gotten Read More

Serie A: Osimhen bags assist on return as Napoli down Lookman’s Atalanta

November 25, 2023 Admin III 0

Victor Osimhen marked his return to action by grabbing an assist in Napoli’s 2-1 victory against Atalanta at the Gewiss Stadium. Osimhen missed Napoli’s previous six games across all competitions due to hamstring injury. The 24-year-old came off the bench to inspire Napoli to a hard-earned win in Walter Mazzarri’s first game in charge. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia opened scoring for the Read More

Napoli sack, replace Osimhen’s coach

November 14, 2023 Admin III 0

Rudi Garcia has been sacked by Napoli, the Italian champions announced on Tuesday, after a poor start to the season left their Serie A title defence floundering. According to football Journalist, Fabrizio Romano, Napoli on Tuesday identified Walter Mazzarri as new replacement. Mazarri returns after a decade to replace Frenchman Garcia, who was dismissed for allowing the team to fall Read More

Napoli boss opens up on Osimhen’s return to action

November 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli head coach Rudi Garcia expects Victor Osimhen back in action at the end of the upcoming international break. Osimhen picked up an injury during Nigeria’s friendly against Saudi Arabia last month. The 24-year-old returned to Naples on Wednesday after spending time in Nigeria to take care of family issues. The forward was in the stands to watch the Serie Read More

Again, Napoli speak on Osimhen’s contract extension

October 21, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli have released a statement clarifying president Aurelio De Laurentiis’ comments regarding Victor Osimhen’s future at the club. Relations between Osimhen and Napoli seemed to sour this season after the club’s TikTok account posted videos appearing to mock the Nigeria international. Tensions rose to the point the striker’s agent threatened legal action and any sight of Napoli was removed from Read More

Napoli move to sack Osimhen’s Napoli coach

October 10, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli boss Rudi Garcia is under increasing pressure after a poor start to the season, with Antonio Conte among rumoured potential replacements. A meeting at Napoli on Monday between president Aurelio De Laurentiis, Garcia and other club officials resulted in a decision to openly consider whether the French coach is the right man for the job, Sky Sport Italia has Read More

Napoli adamant on apologising to Osimhen

September 29, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli insist they did not intend to offend Victor Osimhen after appearing to mock the striker in a video on TikTok. The Italian champions posted a video on the social media site which made a joke of Osimhen missing a penalty in Sunday’s 0-0 draw against Bologna, with an odd, sped-up voice dubbed over the top. Osimhen’s agent has threatened Read More

Osimhen shuns celebration after scoring in Napoli Serie A win

September 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Victor Osimhen scored Napoli’s second goal against Udinese on Wednesday evening after being chosen to start the Serie A encounter despite the player’s relationship with the club souring in the past 24 hours. The Nigerian ended his four-game wait for a goal but made the decision not to celebrate his strike as he sought to make his stance on the Read More

Osimhen’s agent move to sue Napoli over ‘insulting’ social media post

September 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Victor Osimhen’s agent Roberto Calenda has threatened to take legal action against Napoli after the club mocked the striker on social media. Napoli shared a video on their TikTok account showing the striker missing a penalty against Bologna, with a high-pitched voice saying ”gimme penalty please” dubbed over the top. The post has since been deleted. “We reserve the right Read More

Osimhen removes Napoli pictures from Instagram

September 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigerian sensation Victor Osimhen has gone to great lengths to remove Napoli-related pictures from his Instagram after the club made fun of his penalty miss against Bologna Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has made a strong statement against current club Napoli after the Serie A side made light of his recent penalty miss against Bologna. The Nigerian forward has endured Read More

Napoli slam €500m price tag on Osimhen

September 8, 2023 Admin III 0

L’Equipe are reporting that Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has set a whopping €500m price tag for free-scoring striker Victor Osimhen (24). The Nigerian international was arguably one of Europe’s very best centre-forward this past campaign, logging 31 goals in 39 games for Luciano Spalletti’s side. Under the guidance of newly-appointed Napoli manager Rudi Garcia, Osimhen has already found the Read More

Osimhen nets 100 career goals as Napoli whip Sassuolo

August 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli comfortably sealed a 2-0 home victory against Sassuolo on Sunday through goals from Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Di Lorenzo. Osimhen’s performance ensured he scored 100 career goals. Osimhen opened the scoring after 16 minutes when he converted a penalty after Sassuolo’s Daniel Boloca brought down Matteo Politano. Maxime Lopez made things worse for the visiting team when he Read More

Napoli coach demands more from Osimhen

August 22, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli’s coach, Rudi Garcia, has asked Osimhen to contribute more defensively following their opening 3-1 win over Frosinone last Saturday. The Nigeria international scored two goals to help the Italian champions secure a comeback win after the Serie A newcomers stormed to an early lead. Garcia, while pleased with Osimhen’s stellar attacking display, expressed dissatisfaction with the striker’s defensive contributions. Read More

Serie A: Osimhen opens new season account with brace as Napoli win

August 19, 2023 Admin III 0

Champions Napoli survived an early scare and began their title defence with a 3-1 win at newly-promoted Frosinone in their Serie A season opener on Saturday after Victor Osimhen scored twice. Napoli now have Rudi Garcia in the dugout after Luciano Spalletti took the Italy national team job and the Naples side had a horror start when they conceded a Read More

Napoli tie down Osimhen with new lucrative deal

August 13, 2023 Admin III 0

Victor Osimhen has reportedly agreed a new contract with Serie A champions Napoli. The Nigeria international who has two years remaining on his previous contract will sign a two-year extension. Osimhen’s wages have improved to €10m per season, including bonuses and a portion of his image rights. Two release clauses will also be inserted in the contract, one for clubs Read More

Breaking: Saudi’s Al-Hilal table new huge offer for Osimhen

July 31, 2023 Admin III 0

Al Hilal have made an offer worth €140m (£120.3m) to Napoli for striker Victor Osimhen, with wages on offer in the region of £1m per week. The Saudi Pro League club have already had a bid of €300m (£259m) for Paris St-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe accepted this summer – although the player declined to meet with them – and also tried Read More

Fans aglow as Osimhen drops emotional message for Maradona

July 2, 2023 Admin III 0

Napoli star Victor Osimhen, currently enjoying his vacation in Lagos, Nigeria, has again shown his unwavering connection to the Italian club through a symbolic social media post. Despite spending time with friends and family in his homeland, Osimhen keeps his Italian fans engaged. The Nigerian forward took to social media to share photos of himself donning the iconic Buitoni shirt Read More

Osimhen’s Napoli appoint new coach

June 16, 2023 Admin III 0

Italian champions Napoli have named Rudi Garcia as their new coach, replacing Luciano Spalletti, the Serie A side said on Thursday. Napoli did not specify the length of Garcia’s contract. The 59-year-old coached Italy’s AS Roma from 2013-16, before moving to French Ligue 1 sides Marseille and Lyon. The Frenchman coached Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr last season. They finished Read More