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Sports News of Friday, 17 March 2023


Osimhen’s goal against Frankfurt earns him Champions League Goal of the Week

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Victor Osimhen has garnered media notice for his performances for Napoli thus far, with his goal-scoring form

The goal scored by Nigerian and Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has been crowned the UEFA Champions League’s goal of the week.

The Super Eagles’ talisman scored twice against Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt to snap a two-game goalless streak.

The 24-year-old scored the 22nd goal of the season for the Parthenopeans by rising to head in a cross from Matteo Politano.

On the other side of the break, he gave Luciano Spalletti’s team a two-goal advantage by converting a close-range cross from Giovanni Di Lorenzo.

His first goal in the second leg of their doubleheader match against the Eagles defeats Karim Benzema’s strike against Liverpool, as well as the goals by Manchester City’s Kelvin De Bruyne and lkay Gündoan, to earn the Goal of the Week award.

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