Red-Hot Osimhen Grabs brace As Napoli Cruise Into Champions League Last Eight


By Sedara Philip

Man of the moment, Victor Osimhen scored a brace to help Napoli to a 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in a 2022-23 Champions League encounter on Wednesday night.

The Super Eagles striker was also on target in the first leg which ended 2-0 in favour of Napoli in Germany.

Osimhen opened the scoring for the hosts just before halftime with a glancing header from Mateo Politano’s cross.

He added the second in the 53rd minute after guiding Giovanni Di Lorenzo’s cross into the net.Piotr Zielinski scored the third goal from the spot to confirm Napoli’s place in the last eight in style.

The Luciano Spalletti-led side booked a place in the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in their history.

Osimhen has now scored four goals from nine shots in five games in the Champions League this season.

He has scored 23 goals in all competitions for Napoli this season.

The former Lille striker is leading the club’s quest to win their first Serie A title in 30 years.The 24-year-old was deservedly named the man of the match in the encounter.

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