Osimhen will spearhead Napoli’s offense against Liverpool in the UCL.
On the opening day of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) on Wednesday, Napoli will be led by Victor Osimhen against former champion Liverpool.
With a 2-1 victory over Lazio on Saturday, Napoli earned their third Serie A victory of the year, with the Nigerian serving as the team’s primary striker.
However, Napoli yesterday announced its official squad for the UCL with Osimhen leading the attacking force ahead of their opening group match against Liverpool.
Osimhen was at the top of Coach Luciano Spalletti’s list of forwards as revealed on the organization’s official website.
Hirving Lozano, Giovanni Simeone, Matteo Politano, Alessio Zerbin, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, and Giacomo Raspadori will all be in front of Osimhen.
Zambo Anguissa, a Cameroonian international, Elif Elmas, Piotr Zieliski, Stanislav Lobotka, Tanguy Ndombele, and Gianluca Gaetano are also on the list.
After the crucial away victory over Lazio, Osimhen has pushed his teammates to continue their fight. Osimhen thanked Napoli for their performance against their host on Twitter. Congratulations, boys. The fight goes on,” the Super Eagles striker wrote.