Victor Osimhen continued his sparkling form for Napoli as he netted another brace for Napoli against Udinese on Saturday.
Osimhen last scored a goal at the Diego Maradona Stadium October 2021, but hit a brace in front of his beloved home fans.
The striker headed in a free kick from Mario Ruiz early in the second half to draw Napoli level.
He turned the game on its head when he netted his second in the 63rd minutes from a superb low cross from Italy’s full back Giovanni Di Lorenzo.
It was his 11th league goal of the season for the Partenopei, and became the first Nigerian to hit double figure in the Serie A, following the 10 he scored in his debut season.
The brace is also the 700,000th and 700,001st goals in the history of the Italian Serie A.
In addition, the 23-year-old also became the 4th African to hit double figure in the league for the two consecutive campaign, after Gervinho, Mohammed Salah , Samuel Eto’o and
He has now scored 14 goals for the Luciano Spalletti’s men in all competition this season.
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