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Osimhen Apologises To Napoli For Breaching Covid-19 Protocol

Osimhen Apologises To Napoli For Breaching Covid-19 Protocol

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen has apologised to Napoli after breaching Covid-19 rules during his birthday celebration, reports Completesports.com.

Osimhen tested positive for coronavirus upon his return to Naples.

The 22-year-old failed to wear a protective mask during the party was fined two weeks’ ago for his action.

The forward took to the social media to apologise to Napoli manager Gennaro Gatusso, the club and the fans.

“I am so sorry for what happened, I was wrong to go to Nigeria in this moment, even if I have many loved ones over there, including my brothers,”Osimhen wrote on Instagram.

Read Also: Napoli Fine Osimhen Two Weeks’ Wages For Recklessness

“I was wrong to take part in the party I didn’t understand the severity of what I was doing. I apologise to the club, the coach, the team and the fans.”

The former Lille striker is yet to make an appearance for Napoli since suffering a shoulder injury on international duty with Nigeria in November.

Osimhen, who is now isolating in his house in Italy missed Sunday’s Serie A clash against Cagliari.

The attacker could also miss league games Udinese, and Spezia as well as Italian Cup game against Empoli.

He has scored twice in nine league appearances for the Blues this season.

By Adeboye Amosu

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 14
  • Yinkus 3 weeks ago

    This is the better way to follow. Don’t mind those ppl telling you it doesn’t matter how you live your life ho.managing success may be a lot harder than to achieve it.

     
  • Elijah samson 3 weeks ago

    Victor please I know I’m not the one to tell you how you will live your life but in case you have read this message, now that you have neither father nor mother, I will suggest you make Mr Emmanuel Amunike your mentor and father I’m sure he will not deny you that privilege so that he can give you a fatherly advise since he was once a footballer. He knows what he would have done better if he had the opportunity to go back to his playing days. God will guide and be with you.

     
  • Obidee 3 weeks ago

    Guy u better behave ur self bfor they do u in the bench from there na Mario balitello u go become down to serie B

     
  • Ako Amadi 3 weeks ago

    Little by little Victor Osimhen is drifting. I can see family and friends putting pressure on him to come home and spray money. He is going to end up like Isaac Success

     
    • If he doesn’t end like him then you go and end in his place,

       
  • Ako Amadi 3 weeks ago

    Bright lights, big cities and money have gone to Victor Osimhen’s head. He has forgotten his humble beginnings in the slums of Lagos. Very soon he will forget how to play football. This guy needs a psychologist, believe me.

     
    • You dey talk like pikin, one mistake and you don summarize, comot here enemy of progress

       
  • Dr. Drey 3 weeks ago

    Transfer rumours has it that Napoli are already gunning for free agent Diego Costa…..I hope Victor knows what that means if true. A word is enough…..

     
    • Am sure this is fake @dr drey commenting above because our main dr drey can’t say a thing like this

       
  • If they sign Diego Costa just means that there will be competition in the club which is good for any player. Or else you are Igeanyi Udeze who believes that Nigerian Players should run away from a club when competition arises. Osimhen will be fine he is much younger than Costa that’s his advantage.

     
  • Dr. Drey 3 weeks ago

    Osimhen will be fine the way the much younger Kelechi Iheanacho is fine at Leicester with his age being an advantage vs Vardy right….LMAO. If at all the move actually happens, wait till Costa ties down a starting role b4 Osimhen’s return (God forbid) Na dia una eye go clear.

    Abeg Victor….Focus Biko. Prevention they say is better than cure. Anything and everything that will make you fall out of favour with your coach is what you should avoid like a plague as from now on. You are carrying the hopes of an entire continent on your shoulders…..Focus pls….!!! Hope you have learnt enough from the current episode.
    According to that highlife musician….”…When trouble come your way everybody busybody…..when yawa dey for you everybody Ben Johnson…”

     
  • Doctor Koyemi Oderinde 3 weeks ago

    Osimhen is far better than Diego Costa. Age and sharpness are on Osimhen’s side. Costa go chop bench if he go Napoli.

     
  • Sunnyb 3 weeks ago

    Most Nigerian players never learn from history, I hope Osimhen would listen to words of wisdom 

     
  • Edoman 3 weeks ago

    Diego Costa is on his way out, while Osimhen is on his way in. Competition is good for everybody concern. It is good for the Club and the players if the overall level objective is going to be attained. Osimhen apologizing is good a step but he needs a mentor to guard him at this particular time in his career . It is not easy managing fame & riches all by yourself especially coming from Nigeria perspective where praise singers are very professional in their approaches. The thing is, Osimhen is young and it is possible he can be rescued if he should have, as somebody indicated that his former Nigerian coach Mr Emma Amunike could help and his brother too whom he tends to talk a lot about. One thing is certain in my opinion, his Club is not going to be releasing him on demand from the NFF as when needed for National duties in the future, considering the Club paid $80 million dollars to buy his services and paying so much for his salary. Enough said for now.