UEFA Champions League UCL: Osimhen Stars In Napoli 2-1 Away Win Against Braga

Victor Osimhen produced a man of the Matxh performance a Italian champions Napoli won 2-1 away in a thrilling Champions League Group C match on Wednesday.

Thanks to a late own goal by Sporting Braga defender Sikou Niakate.

In a game of many squandered opportunities, Napoli captain Giovanni Di Lorenzo gave his team the lead in first-half stoppage time when striker Victor Osimhen headed the ball away from goal and the Italy defender seized his opportunity to bounce it in off the bar.

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After the break, Braga, who are playing in the Champions League for the third time and for the first time in eleven seasons, upped their game, and striker Bruma scored an equaliser in the 84th minute with a header from a well placed cross by substitute Rodrigo Zalazar.

However, Niakate made an unfortunate intervention four minutes later, scoring a feed from Piotr Zielinski from close range with his first touch to give the visitors the victory.


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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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