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Soccer News of Saturday, 25 July 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Buhari excited at Victor Osimhen's move to Napoli - Deputy ambassador

Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador to Italy, Franklin Ogunyemi, has revealed that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is happy about the move by Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen to Napoli.

Osimhen is coveted by the Italian Serie A side after scoring 18 goals in all competitions for French side Lille.

An €60m fee is said to have been agreed by Napoli for the 21-year old.

Speaking on Radio Kiss Kiss in Naples, Ogunyemi revealed that the move has got the Nigerian diplomatic staff in Italy excited.

According to him, “The entire Nigerian diplomatic mission, headed by Ambassador Yusuf Jonga Hinna, is very happy with Victor Osimhen’s transfer to Naples.

“We know that the head of state of our country, Muhammadu Buhari, is also happy with this transfer. Osimhen is a young but already very strong footballer.”

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