Breaking: Osimhen out of Super Eagles vs Algeria, Tunisia clash… Onuachu invited as replacement

October 4, 2020 Editor 0

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has been excused from the friendly clash between Nigeria’s Super Eagls and Algeria. In his place, Paul Onuachu who plays for Belgian club Genk has been invited. Confirming via its twitter handle, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a while ago on Sunday wrote, “@victorosimhen9 has been excused from @NGSuperEagles’ games against Algeria and Tunisia. His replacement is Read More

Breaking: Super Eagles star Osimhen debuts for Napoli, nets hat-trick in 8 minutes

August 28, 2020 Editor 0

Victor Osimhen scored a hat-trick in the first eight minutes of Napoli’s 11-0 friendly win over L’Aquila, with Lorenzo Insigne’s treble, Dries Mertens and Chucky Lozano braces too. The Partenopei officially began their pre-season preparations with a mini-tournament against local teams Castel di Sangro and L’Aquila. Coach Gennaro Gattuso used a 4-3-3 formation for the opener, a 10-0 victory over Read More

Breaking: Osimhen rains ‘thunderous abuse’ on Journalists, days after completing Napoli move

August 9, 2020 Editor 0

New Napoli player Victor Osimhen on Sunday afternoon hauled abuse on Journalists following recent purported interview he granted after his move to his Italian club. Osimhen who moved from French side Lille to Napoli and became Nigeria’s costliest footballer spoke via his twitter handle. He wrote, “I never said such a thing, y’all copy paste journalist just like to fabricate Read More

Osimhen reveals personal targets at Napoli

August 8, 2020 Editor 0

Napoli newboy Victor Osimhen has spoken out of his intention to follow the footsteps of club greats, Diego Maradona, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain. Osimhen penned a lucrative five-year contract with the Serie A club last week following an impressive debut campaign with Ligue 1 side Lille. The 21-year-old scored 18 goals and provided six assits in 38 games across Read More

Breaking: Napoli confirm Victor Osimhen capture from Lille

July 31, 2020 Editor 0

Napoli have confirmed the signing of 21-year-old Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen from Lille on a five-year contract. The deal is worth €50m fee + bonuses. Victor Osimhen has become the most expensive African player of all time in moving to Napoli, contrary to Italian sources about the nature of the fee. Last summer, Lille sold Nicolas Pépé to Arsenal in Read More

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Breaking: Osimhen completes Napoli switch, becomes costliest African player

July 25, 2020 Editor 0

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has finally joined Italian club Napoli. The Nigerian player is reported to have signed five-year deal worth around €60m. Blueprint understands that the deal includes an option for a further year that would rise to €81m + bonuses. Victor will wear jersey no 9, though the new club is yet to make official announcement. With Read More

Osimhen escapes as 3 Lille players test positive for Coronavirus

July 18, 2020 Editor 0

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen escaped but three Lille midfielders Renato Sanches, Jonathan Ikone and Jonathan Bamba have tested positive for COVID-19, coach Christophe Galtier said on Saturday, calling for more firmness in enforcing social distancing. All three tested positive last Monday, Galtier said after a 2-1 friendly win at Belgian first-division club Mouscron. He said Sanches, a Euro 2016 Read More

Breaking: Osimhen ‘nears’ Napoli deal

June 4, 2020 Editor 0

Reports from Italy suggest that Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen is nearing a five-year deal to join Serie A side Napoli. The striker is said to have agreed a contract worth €4M per annum excluding bonuses. The 21-year-old linked up with Lille from Belgian Pro League club Sporting Charleroi last summer. The former Wolfsburg striker scored 18 goals and bagged Read More

Lille slam £72m price tag on Super Eagles hit man

June 1, 2020 Editorial III 0

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is the latest the latest big hit in the European football transfer market after Lille owner, Gerard Lopez, slammed up to £72 million price tag on him. According to Daily Mail and quoting the club owner, it must be nothing except something in the same valuation of what Arsenal paid for Nicolas Pepe last summer Read More