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  Victor Osimhen returned to Napoli from the international break where he scored in Nigeria’s 2-0 victory over the Central African Republic, to gift his Italian club the winning goal in their 1-0 victory over Torino in the Serie A on Sunday, October 17.
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The Super Eagles star was on from start to finish and scored a powerful header with nine minutes left on the clock to hand Napoli victory as they continue their quest for the league title. The Luciano Spaletti side occupies the top spot in the Italian Serie A with 24 points, maintaining a perfect winning run in the league with 8 wins out of eight games, two points ahead of second-placed AC Milan. In the CAF Champions League, Rivers United recorded a 1-1 home draw against Sudanese side Al Hilal at the Adokiye Amaiemeka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Sunday, October 17. Yasil Mohamed gifted the visitors the lead in the 37th minute of the game before an own goal from Mohamed Saeed restored parity with just 22 minutes left to play. Both teams will square off in the second leg of the encounter on Sunday, October 24, at the New Suez Stadium, Suez.
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Nigeria Professional Football League giants Enyimba secured a vital 1-0 away win against Dimbars FC of Senegal in the CAF Confederations Cup. An 86th-minute penalty converted by Cyril Chinedu Olisema was all the Peoples Elephants needed to come out victorious. Bayelsa United was also impressive in the CAF Confederations Cup after a slim 1-0 home win condemned visiting Tunisian side CS Sfaxien to a defeat in the first leg of their encounter with the Nigerians at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa. Sources: Google Complete Sports Featured Image Source: Soccernet NG
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This article was first published on 18th October 2021


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