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‘Score Five Goals In Five Minutes’- Archbishop Of Naples Charges Osimhen

‘Score Five Goals In Five Minutes’- Archbishop Of Naples Charges Osimhen

The Archbishop of Naples, Cardinal Crescencio Sepe, has charged Victor Osimhen to continue his goal scoring streak for Serie A club Napoli, reports Completesports.com.

Sepe blessed the Napoli squad on Thursday morning in Castel di Sangro and made a special request to Osimhen.

“You scored 3 goals in 7 minutes, next time you have to score 5 goals in 5 minutes!”Sepe told Osimhen.

Osimhen scored a hat-trick and provided an assist in the 11-0 mauling of fourth division club L’Aquila last week Friday.

Read Also: Napoli Winger Politano Urges Patience For Osimhen

The Nigeria international his expected to make his second appearance for the Partenopei in Friday’s friendly against Teramo.

The 21-year-old linked up with Napoli from Ligue 1 club Lille in July.

Meanwhile, Napoli have lined up two more friendlies ahead of the new season.

Gennaro Gattuso’s side will host Pescara on September 11 at the San Paolo and then face Sporting Lisbon in Portugal four days later.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Temitope Adeola 3 years ago

    Really??? you want him to score five goals in 5 minutes? That’s what they call pressure o.

  • Oakfield 3 years ago

    You guys are putting unnecessary pressure on this boy. Can u just let him be and allow him settle in jejelly…????

  • Olusegun.B. 3 years ago

    Well it’s showing he’s the next great thing after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. All I can say is he should do his best and not allow pressure from people to dominate his focus .
    Victor Oshimen has what it takes to be one of if not the greatest striker in global history .
    I wish him the best .

    • Is that not too
      Much? Pls you guys shd relax and let this dude settle down and play without pressure.

  • Pompei 3 years ago

    I concur with guys that believe all this expectation is ill advised.
    Osimhen is a special talent, no doubt. However, Osimhen alone can’t do anything. He must have the help of his team mates. I hope all this attention Osimhen is getting will not generate bad belle among his colleagues! Haba! Is this the first time a young talented player is signing for a club? They should please allow the boy to breathe abeg!

  • KangA 3 years ago

    I won’t dismiss this tall order since it is from a man of God. With Him all things are possible. Osimhen will live up to expectation; people should just respect his identity and know he is human.

  • Collins id 3 years ago

    Preasure allways works positively for lionhearted people while its detrimental to chickens. Osimehmemeh is a lionhearted guy and has always been pressured all his life from the football street of lagos to the under17 eaglet camp. A player who’s parents are not very wealthy in Nigeria, finaly succeeded in claiming the number 9 shirt of any age category, wining the golden boot in africa level and went ahead to creat a record in the world stage, even when he needed one goal to creat a new record, despite the presure, his team had a penalty isimen refused to take advantage of that penalty, alowing ebere to go ahead( unfortunately ebere lost the penalty) i was like *wat is wrong with this boy* he patiently waited for the right time and created his world record with a world class strike. That act thought me a lesson about being patient in life. Osihmen his destined for greatness and wonders nomatter the preasure it will be like ginger in his blood. I like the italians for their outspoken charachter (forza) is their trade mark and they dont celebrate mediocrasy, they are almost like Nigerians in reasonings. Even if osihmen dont score goals, with his hard work rate and assists contributions italians will love him. Up till now they still love obagoal

  • Chairmanfemi 3 years ago

    What’s wrong with saying “Oshimen is the next big thing to happen in World Football”?? I don’t get it. Should we now say he’s the next worst thing to happen??

    A little boy of maybe 17 will just show a glimpse of greatness in Europe and they will hype him to the highest level even we Africans, Nigerians sef go follow hype but whenever it comes to their own, they laugh about it and attack anyone that forsee greatness in this players per say. What’s wrong with our mentality??

    This is a Man of God who to me seems like even joking about it by saying “score 5 goals in 5 minutes since you scored a hat-trick in 8 minutes” and after saying that I guess they all laughed about it and he probably blessed the whole squad. So what’s the fuss about? Come to reality, Lewandowski once scored a record 5 goals in 9 minutes in the Bundesliga so what’s that thing that is Impossible? Nothing! As far as this God still lives. Oshimen can go on to be the best in the world in no distant time and I believe in him.

  • Na waoo. The way I the anticipate Napoli match these days self, I come the fear self…

  • Pompei 3 years ago

    Yes, some pressure is good to motivate one to success, but there is such a thing as too much pressure. Those of you that want Osimhen to score 100 goals per minute, I also give you a target – make $1 million before the end of this month. Lion ko, chicken ni! Nonsense!
    Our expectatons should be realistic. Osimhen is new to Italian football. He may excel immediately. He may not. He should be given time, not pressured or harassed!
    Osimhen should score 100 goals per minute. Na so e dey start. So Osimhen should not pass to a better positioned player, but he should go for goal every time to satisfy unreasonable fans, abi? Osimhen is now a tree that makes a forest, he is not part of a team that needs to work together, abi?
    The people that are saying Osimhen should score 100 goals per minute, are the same people that will call for his head if he fails. That he is a great player does not mean people should kill him before his time. Fortunately, Osimhen is a humble, down to earth guy. All this talk of 100 goals a minute will not distract him.
    Granted, the archbishop was likely joking when he made the statement. I’m also sure that Gattuso would not appreciate a joke like that, as he would see it as putting undue pressure on a prized asset.

  • Pompei 3 years ago

    The look on Osimhen’s face says it all. That look says – WETIN DIS MAN DEY YARN?
    Even his team mates are amused.