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Osimhen resumes penalty taking duties with Success as Napoli lose Vs Fiorentina

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen resumed penalty duties with a successful kick as Napoli fell 1-3 vs Fiorentina In the Italian Serie A on Sunday, October 8.

Recall that Osimhen gave up Penalty taking duty at Napoli, after his unsuccessful kick vs Bologna sparked controversy.

On Sunday evening at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium In Naples, Osimhen was fouled for a penalty kick and stepped up to score and force a 1-1 halftime score.

Napoli will eventually fall 1-3 vs Fiorentina to lose further ground on Italian Serie A league leaders, AC Milan.

The Partonopei have struggled to march their performance from last season, with early calls amongst fans for the sack of manager Rudi Garcia who replaced Scudetto winning manager, Luciano Spalleti.

Fourteen points in eight games places Serie A Champions, Napoli in fifth place, seven points shy of AC Milan’s twenty-one points tally at the top.

On an individual level, Victor Osimhen has now scored six Italian Serie A goals this season.

Up next is the International break, Victor Osimhen will head to Portugal, where the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play International Friendly matches vs Saudi Arabia and Mozambique.

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