The Lille player of the recently concluded season scored a hat-trick and gave 2 assists in his debut game against fourth division club L’Aquila in a game that ended 11 – 0 in his clubs favour. The match is also the first pre-season friendly match the club has played for the so far.
Victor Osimhen was bought by Napoli from Lille in a statement of intent by the Italian side to bolster their squad and attack option’s for the upcoming Seria A season, Coppa Italia and the Champions League too.
The Nigerian wonder kid continued his great form from Lille with the Italian giants as he scored a hat-trick within 8 minutes in his first official match for Napoli. He scored his first goal in the 2nd minute, before making it a double in the 3rd minute of the game in quick succession. His last goal came in the 8th minute of play to complete his hat-trick, putting his side 4-0 up.
He also turned in two assists for his teammates, making him directly involved in five out of 6 goals, three of which came in the first 10mins of the game. This will no doubt boost Osimhem’s morale, though the Nigerian striker is no stranger to goals himself, being Lille’s highest goal scorer last season.
With the new season just around the corner, Napoli will surely be hoping to see their new asset scoring as much as he can. They surely will be needing it.