Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen scored a brace as his side defeated 10-man Chievo Verona 2-1 in their Serie A clash at the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi on Sunday afternoon. Osimhen opened the scoring for the Partenopei in the first 14th minute of the game with powerful header Matteo Politano’s cross.
Victor Osimhen Records 10th Goal of the Season
The Nigeria international added the second in the 71st minute slotting home Giovanni Di Lorenzo’s pass. The 23-year-old has now scored 10 goals in 19 league appearances for Luciano Spalletti’s side this season. He was replaced by Andrea Petagna on the dot of 90 minutes.
Napoli has now moved to second position on the table following the hard-fought win. The Blues have amassed 60 points from 29 matches. The Partenopei will host Udinese in their next league game.