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Osimhen equals late Maradona’s record



Victor Osimhen equaled late Diego Armando Maradona’s scoring feat at Napoli after netting a hat-trick in the club’s 6-1 victory at Sassuolo on Wednesday.

According to popular statistics website, Opta, Osimhen is now the third Napoli player in the club’s history to have scored ten or more goals for four consecutive seasons.

Maradona achieved the feat between 1984 and 1988.

Attila Sallustro was the first player to set the record for the Partenopei, between 1929/30 and 1932/33).

Osimhen scored 10 goals in 24 league games in his first season (2020/21).

The striker followed it up with 14 goals in 27 league outings the following season.

Last season he netted 26 times in 32 league appearances.

The 25-year-old has already scored 11 goals in 15 Serie A appearances this term.

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