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Peseiro names Victor Osimhen new Super Eagles penalty taker after scoring 4 goals in Nigeria 10

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Tremendous Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro has named Napoli striker Victor Osimhen because the group’s first-choice penalty taker attributable to his management qualities within the squad. 

 

He takes over the position from Odion Ighalo, who final featured for the Eagles in opposition to Ghana in March, in the course of the 2022 World Cup play-off.

 

Osimhen not too long ago made historical past after scoring 4 targets for the Eagles as they thrashed Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 on the Stade Adrar of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations The previous Lille striker additionally made two assists within the encounter because the Eagles moved prime of Group A with six factors forward of Guinea Bissau.

 

Within the match, Osimhen had the chance to attain first however handed to substitute Emmanuel Dennis, who opened his objective scoring account for the group in what was his sixth look.

 

Following the end result of the sport, Jose Peseiro determined to call Osimhen because the group’s penalty taker.

 

“Osimhen is a frontrunner in his persona and will have scored 5 targets in opposition to Sao Tome as I’ve appointed Osimhen as our designated penalty taker,” the Portuguese coach mentioned.

 

“However he gave Dennis the chance to attain, I like his humility, he’s a superb man with a giant coronary heart and I respect it.”

 

In the meantime, Osimhen is presently linked with a transfer away from Napoli with  Arsenal  main the race to signal him.

 

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