Napoli’s Marquee Signing Osimhen Earns Praise from FIFA

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The Federation of International Football Association have congratulated Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen on his transfer from Lille to Napoli.

Osimhen joined the Italian Serie A side for a record €50m and additional bonuses just twelve months after signing for Lille from Charleroi for just €12 million.

 

The 21-year-old also becomes Nigeria’s most expensive player, eclipsing the £30m of Alex Iwobi’s transfer to Everton.

 

FIFA congratulated the player who announced himself to the at the FIFA U-17 World cup in Chile back in 2015.

 

“From starring at the #U17WC with @NGSuperEagles 🇳🇬 in 2015 to becoming @en_sscnapoli’s marquee signing”

 

“All the best in this next chapter of your career, Victor!” FIFA wrote on their official Twitter account immediately after the deal was announced.

 

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