BREAKING: Victor Osimhen Wins First Serie A Title For Napoli in 33 Years [Video] (

BREAKING: Victor Osimhen Wins First Serie A Title For Napoli in 33 Years [Video]



Victor Osimhen has won the first Serie A title for Napoli in 33 years.

Naijanewsgossip reports that Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, was on target on Thursday night, May 4, 2023, as Napoli were crowned 2022/2023 Serie A champions also known as the Scudetto.

This online news platform understands the masked 24yearold former Lille striker scored the equalizer in their 11 draw at Udinese as Napoli became Serie A champions for the first time in 33 years since late Diego Maradona won it for the Gli Azzurri (The Blues).

Sandi Lovric had given Udinese the lead at the 13 minutes as Napoli looked set to delay their title celebrations again but Osimhen, on a threematch goal drought, equalized for Napoli in the 52nd minute with a wellplaced shot from a loose ball in the area to score his 22nd league goal of the season.

Osimhen, who topped the leagues goalscoring chart, became the African with the highest number of goals in a Serie A season, beating the 21 goals scored by Samuel Etoo for Inter Milan in the 2010/2011 season.

The masked strikers equalizer is also his 46th goal in Serie A in his third season, equalling the record for the alltime African highest goalscorer in the league held by George Weah.

Meanwhile, Naija News gossip Nigeria reports that the draw means Napoli have an unassailable 80 points from 33 matches, 16 points ahead of secondplaced Lazio with five matches left to play in the season.

Napoli havent won a league title since 1990, when Diego Maradona captured his and the clubs second of a legendary career.

And in their stadium that now bears his name, fans had packed out the 54,726seater to see the trophy come back down south for only the third time.

In Udine, the home teams black and white stripes could barely be seen, with the stadium packed out with the blue of travelling supporters who turned it into a defacto home ground.

Preparations for the title win had been beginning for weeks, seeing a graveyard built for Napolis 19 Serie A opponents.

Meanwhile the park near Mount Vesuvius had to put up extra measures to stop fans celebrating around the volcano.

Fans rushed onto the pitch following the fulltime whistle to surround the players as their 33year wait for the Scudetto came to an end.

And some of the travelling Napoli faithful could also be seen trying to rip off some of the players shirts and shorts.

Napoli Boss Luciano Spalletti was also mobbed by supporters who wrapped a blue and white Napoli scarf around him.

World best Victor Osimhen just won the 2022/2023 Serie A league for Napoli.

Respect that boy JOE (ganijonathan) May 4, 2023


    • Watch the moment Victor Osimhen won the Scudetto, the first Serie A title for Napoli in 33 years below


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