Uncategorised UCL: Osimhen Makes History As Napoli Cruises To Last Eight

Napoli defeated Eintracht Frankfurt with ease, and Victor Osimhen scored twice as Napoli advanced to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

There were no lingering nerves at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona after the Nigeria striker’s thunderous header in first-half stoppage time put Luciano Spalletti’s team two goals ahead from the first leg.

Eight minutes after the half, Osimhen increased the Italians’ advantage with a close-range strike from Giovanni di Lorenzo’s cross.

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He is now the first Nigerian player to score twice in the UEFA champions league knockout game.

Piotr Zielinski made it 3-0 by converting his own penalty after being hauled down in the box.

Napoli enters the round of eight with a solid chance to contend for the soccer world championship thanks to its dominating 18-point advantage at the top of Serie A.

The lead-up to the game had been overshadowed by a brawl between Eintracht Frankfurt supporters and police in Naples after they arrived despite being prohibited from attending the second leg of the last-16 match.


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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