Osimhen out to show why Super Eagles don’t need Abraham

LILLE, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 25: Lille's Victor Osimhen celebrates scoring their first goal during the Ligue 1 match between Lille OSC and RC Strasbourg at Stade Pierre Mauroy on September 25, 2019 in Lille, France. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen will welcome Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori to Stade Pierre-Mauroy as Lille hosts Chelsea in their Group H clash today.

Osimhen fired blank in Lille’s 3-0 defeat to Ajax on matchday one, but he’ll be hoping to open his European goal account for the club against the London Club.


While Lille will banking on Osimhen to get them the goals, Chelsea will be relying on young defender Fikayo Tomori to keep him at bay.


The 20-year-old Nigeria international has scored six goals in eight league appearances for Les Dogues this season.


He will be determined to show Nigerians why Tammy Abraham is not needed in the Super Eagles.


Lille and Chelsea are third and fourth respectively on the table with zero point, while Ajax and Valencia occupy the first two spot.


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