Napoli’s star striker, Victor Osimhen, returned with a bang, displaying his goal-scoring abilities as he netted two brilliant goals, leading Napoli to a convincing 4-0 victory over Hatayspor on Saturday.
After a well-deserved break in his native country, the 24-year-old Nigerian international wasted no time in getting back into the groove.
Having claimed the 2022/23 Serie A top scorer title, Osimhen was eager to continue his impressive form.
In his first pre-season game, Osimhen demonstrated his potency, scoring two quick-fire goals in less than four minutes.
The game’s intensity escalated during the opening minutes, but after 23 minutes, Osimhen seized an opportunity to give Napoli the lead, much to the delight of the Serie A Champions.
Shortly after, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia showcased his talent with the first goal contribution of the pre-season, forming a deadly attacking combination with Victor Osimhen for the second goal.
Osimhen wasn’t the only Napoli player to shine in the game, Giovanni Simeone also bagged a brace in six minutes, securing a well-deserved victory for the Italian giants.
With an impressive record of 30 goals involvement in just 32 appearance last season, the Nigerian forward is poised to play a pivotal role for Napoli in their pursuit of retaining the Serie A title this season.
His exceptional goal-scoring abilities and attacking prowess make him a key asset to the team’s success.
By delivering a stellar performance in this pre-season encounter, Victor Osimhen has undoubtedly reignited the fans’ excitement and heightened expectations for what promises to be another exciting season ahead.