Osimhen breaks scoring drought as Napoli win first Serie A title in 33 years

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Victor Osimhen
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On Thursday night, secured the Serie A championship title, with Victor Osimhen, a striker for the Super Eagles, scoring a goal.

 

 

, aged 24 and formerly associated with Lille as a striker, successfully scored the equalising goal during their match against Udinese, resulting in Napoli being crowned as Serie A champions after a 33-year wait.

 

On the 13th minute of the match, Sandi Lovric scored a goal, giving Udinese an advantage over Napoli, who appeared to be postponing their title celebrations once more.

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Victor Osimhen

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Osimhen, who had gone three matches without scoring, managed to level the score for Napoli in the 52nd minute by skillfully placing a shot from a loose ball in the area, thereby registering his 22nd league goal of the season.

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The individual donning a mask and occupying the position of striker, who attained the highest number of goals in the league’s goalscoring chart, has now become the African player with the most goals scored in a single Serie A season. This feat surpasses the record previously held by Samuel Eto’o, who scored 21 goals for Inter Milan during the 2010/2011 season.

 

 

“Osimhen’s Record-Equalizing Goal Leads Napoli to Secure 80 Points in Serie A”

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Osimhen’s goal, which levelled the score, marks his 46th goal in Serie A during his third season, thereby matching the record for the highest number of goals scored by an African player in the league, previously held by George Weah.

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Napoli’s draw has resulted in them securing an insurmountable 80 points from 33 matches, placing them 16 points ahead of Lazio, who are currently in second place. The season has five matches remaining.

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