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Napoli defeated by Az Alkmaar as Victor Osimhen makes his European football debut for Napoli

Nigeria international striker, Victor Osimhen has made his European football debut for new club Napoli as he was handed a starting role by the Italian club in Thursday night’s clash against AZ Alkmaar.

Osimhen scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for Lille in the 2019-20 season, before moving to Napoli in a deal reported to be worth €50 million (£45m/$59m), making him Nigeria’s most expensive player in history.

 

In the game on October 22, Osimhen played as the lone striker in a 4-2-3-1 formation but Napoli lost the game 0-1.

 

The team coached by Gennaro Gattuso’s are in Group F alongside Rijeka, and La Liga giants Real Sociedad

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