In Italy, Napoli FC wins Serie A.
Naples residents flooded the streets on Thursday, May 4, to celebrate Napoli’s first Serie A victory in 33 years courtesy to their 1-1 draw at Udinese, with Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen scoring the crucial goal.
Even though Napoli still has five games left in the season, it was a sweet sight to see their players win the championship in their honor.
With five games left in the season, a goal by Victor Osimhen in the second half gave Napoli the championship.
With 80 points, Napoli has locked up first place in the standings. Lazio, who is in second place and has five more games to play, is 16 points behind Napoli.
Victor Osimhen, a Nigerian footballer, led the celebrations after Napoli was crowned Italian champions for the first time in 33 years.
The Super Eagles striker scored the game-winning goal in Napoli’s 1-1 draw with Udinese on Thursday night.
After a lengthy wait, the Naples club beat all odds to win the championship, with the Nigerian forward at the heart of their success, scoring 22 league goals this season.
This season, Osimhen and summer signing Kvaratskhelia, 22, have formed a lethal partnership.
The Italian rivals AC Milan eliminated Napoli from the quarterfinals and advanced to the semifinals, ending Napoli’s chances of having a successful run in this year’s UEFA Champions League.
After assisting Napoli in capturing the Scudetto on Thursday night, Victor Osimhen declined to comment on rumors regarding his future.
Following his great performances for Napoli this season, Osimhen, 24, has been linked with a move away from the Estadio Diego Armando Maradona.
In 34 appearances for Luciano Spalletti’s team across all competitions so far this season.
The Nigerian has tallied 27 goals and five assists.