Victor Osimhen brands Nigeria his beloved Country on the 63rd Independence Day Celebration.
As a result of a conflict among the club's ranks, Victor Osimhen has released a significant statement regarding his situation at Napoli.
In recent years, the striker has been among the finest in Europe, scoring a lot of goals for Napoli as they won the Serie A.
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The Nigerian international, who now needs to play with a mask after sustaining several facial fractures, has a flair for scoring goals and isn't afraid to put his body on the line to do so.
In their attempt to defend their title, Napoli are currently third after winning just four of their first seven Serie A games this season.
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Victor Osimhen and TikTok saga
The forward's contract at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium has just under two years left, and there has been no indication that it would be extended.
As a result of the player's entourage's anger over a TikTok video broadcast by the official Napoli account, there are also rising tensions inside the organization.
Despite these connections, the striker has issued a statement regarding his present circumstances at Napoli and his future.
Nigerians reacted to Napoli's official TikTok account activity after the club posted a video making fun of Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen after missing a penalty against Bologna.
Nigerian football fans in particular did not appreciate Napoli's TikTok video and thought it disrespectful that an official account was responsible for such activities.
Minister of Sports Owan Enoh is now the latest to get involved in the saga between Osimhen and his club Napoli.
According to Owan Enoh, he has reached out to the Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as the Nigerian ambassador to Italy.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria's official social media platforms also responded to the video by Napoli.
The Super Eagles account responded by posting a compilation of Osimhen's penalty goals for the Super Eagles.
La Liga side Cadiz put out a photo of the Super Eagles star on their official social media platforms.
Osimhen and Nigeria's Independence
Osimhen took to his official social media platforms to celebrate Nigeria's Independence Day.
Nigeria observes Independence Day as a legal national holiday on the first of October.
On October 1, 1960, Nigeria declared its independence from British authority and it has been a recurring celebration.
Nigerians at home and abroad celebrated their 63rd Independence Day celebration on Sunday, October 1, 2023.
Osimhen posted photos wearing a Nigerian jersey and with the flag to celebrate the occasion.
Along with the photos was a message from Osimhen that said, "Happy Independence Day to my beloved country"
Osimhen returns to action when Napoli takes on Real Madrid in a Champions League fixture scheduled for Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
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