Osimhen bags MOTM Award against Braga


Forward, Victor Osimhen was voted man of the match during Napoli’s 2-1 triumph over Sporting Braga in their opening match of this season’s UEFA Champions League.

Osimhen came close to scoring the opener with a header in the opening minutes of the game but Matheus Magalhaes made an outstanding save.

However, just before halftime, the Forward turned provider with a slick pass to Giovanni Di Lorenzo, who converted, to make it 1-0 for Napoli.

Braga threatened a comeback with an equalizer in the 84th minute, and it seemed Napoli might have to settle for a draw, however, the Serie A champions benefited from an own-goal by Braga’s Sikou Niakhate to secure the victory.

Meanwhile, Victor Osimhen was didn’t play the entire duration of the match as he was replaced by Giovanni Simeone.


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