Napoli Victor Osimhen Hit With Two-Match Ban And Hefty Fines For Violent Conduct

Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been handed a two match-ban following a red card offence he committed during Italian Serie A match against Venezia on Sunday.


The Nigerian international was given a straight red card in the 23rd minute for shoving Daan Heymans. Napoli had hoped that the striker would only miss the clash against Genoa this weekend, as they believed it was a non violent conduct.

Osimhen sent off for punching Venezia player - Football Italia

However, Serie A’s disciplinary committee see the challenge which led to his dismissal as violent conduct. And they have subsequently banned him for two games.

In addition, Osimhen was also fined €50,000. The two-match ban means Osimhen will miss the clash against Genoa this week. And he will also miss the huge clash against Juventus after the international break next month.

Napoli still plan to appeal, hoping they can reduce the ban to just one game. But should they fail in their appeal, it means Osimhen will miss both Serie A games.

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