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Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen lost consciousness during Atalanta-Napoli and was rushed to the hospital, but according to Sky Sport the Napoli striker is now alert.

Napoli doctor: Victor Osimhen suffered head trauma with memory loss

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen will be out of action until early March after suffering head trauma with memory loss, according to Napoli based Doctor Alfredo Bucciero.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen lost consciousness during Atalanta-Napoli and was rushed to the hospital, but according to Sky Sport the Napoli striker is now alert.

Victor Osimhen likens his unconscious 30 minutes to a brain reset

Osimhen was discharged to return to Naples on Monday after spending the night under observation at a hospital in Bergamo following an alarming collapse towards the end of the club’s 4-2 Serie A defeat by Atalanta on Sunday.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso said Sunday he felt foolish for giving Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen permission to travel home for Christmas with the forward testing positive for coronavirus on his return.

Victor Osimhen released from hospital

Serie A club Napoli have announced Victor Osimhen has been released from the hospital and is due to return to Naples on Monday night
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen did not bring a new COVID variant to Italy upon his return from Nigeria last December, according to official statement from the Hospital Federico II in Naples.

Victor Osimhen didn’t bring coronavirus variant to Italy – hospital

The 22-year-old recovered from a shoulder injury he picked up from international duties with Nigeria but tested positive for COVID at the beginning of January after he had attended a surprise birthday party without wearing a protective mask in Lagos.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

RB Leipzig boss: We couldn’t afford Victor Osimhen’s transfer fee

The respected tactician admitted that Leipzig could not afford the 22-year-old whose exploits in France cost more than 50 million euros.
Napoli chief Cristiano Giuntoli says the club is not expecting Victor Osimhen to return to action again this year.

Napoli boss: Let’s give Victor Osimhen more time to fully recover

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso has appealed to the fans of Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen to give him more time to recover and return to his 100 percent fitness and concentration to perform better on the field of play.
Felix Owolabi has advised Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to build his team around Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, who he described as a ‘matchmaker.’

Victor Osimhen returns to training after nearly 80 days

Serie A side Napoli have officially announced that their Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has recovered from COVID-19 and a shoulder injury.
Inter Milan moved level on points with bitter rivals AC Milan at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Juventus.

Inter Milan beat Juventus to go top in Serie A

Inter Milan beat lacklustre champions Juventus 2-0 in Sunday’s Serie A classic and went top on goal difference ahead of crosstown rivals AC Milan.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

Victor Osimhen to undergo third coronavirus test

Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen would Undergo another fresh test in the coming days to ascertain the extent of his ailment, Calciomercarto can report.
Tiemoue Bakayoko’s preference is to remain at Napoli rather than return to Chelsea when his loan spell comes to a conclusion in the summer.

Permanent Napoli move a priority for Tiemoue Bakayoko – agent

Tiemoue Bakayoko’s preference is to remain at Napoli rather than return to Chelsea when his loan spell comes to a conclusion in the summer.
Victor Osimhen is eager to pay back the belief shown in him by Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso since he arrived from Lille on a big money deal in the summer.

Napoli boss to meet Victor Osimhen after Nigerian striker apologises

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattu­so said he will be meeting with Victor Osimhen after the Nige­rian apologised for breaching coronavirus protocols at a par­ty organised in Lagos.
The late Diego Maradona was a man beloved by his fellow Argentines – and Pope Francis is seemingly no exception.

Pope Francis: Diego Maradona was a poet, a great champion and a very fragile...

He told the Gazzetta dello Sport: "I met Diego Armando Maradona during a Match for Peace in 2014: I remember with pleasure everything that Diego did for Scholas Occurrentes, the foundation that takes care of the needy all over the world.
Cops in Argentina today stormed the house of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor amid reports the legend’s death is being treated as manslaughter, the Sun Reports.

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A man places a sticker outside a pharmacy reading "COVID-19 rapid test, result in 15 minutes" where medical staff carry out swab tests, as the government prepares to bring in further restrictions over the Christmas period amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rome, Italy, December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Italy suffers disproportionate toll in second coronavirus wave

In late November doctor Maurizio Cappiello visited more than 130 patients in the emergency room of Cardarelli hospital, in the southern Italian city of Naples. More than two-thirds had COVID-19.
Napoli got their first win in the newly-named Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday, beating Sampdoria 2-1 to move third in Serie A behind Inter Milan, who fought back to see off Cagliari 3-1.

Napoli secure first victory in Stadio Maradona

Napoli got their first win in the newly-named Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday, beating Sampdoria 2-1 to move third in Serie A behind Inter Milan, who fought back to see off Cagliari 3-1.
Real Sociedad snatched qualification for the last 32 of the Europa League in the final seconds on Thursday after Willian Jose’s late leveller in a 1-1 draw at Napoli and AZ Alkmaar’s shock 2-1 defeat at Rijeka allowed the Spanish side to progress.

Real Sociedad, Napoli squeeze through to Europa League last 32

Real Sociedad snatched qualification for the last 32 of the Europa League in the final seconds on Thursday after Willian Jose’s late leveller in a 1-1 draw at Napoli and AZ Alkmaar’s shock 2-1 defeat at Rijeka allowed the Spanish side to progress.
Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood can improve their game by studying the movement of new team-mate Edinson Cavani, says former Manchester United defender Wes Brown.

Edinson Cavani explains how Manchester United transfer happened

Manchester United star Edinson Cavani has revealed he turned down two major clubs before making the move to Old Trafford last summer.

The mystery of Diego Maradona’s will

Diego Armando Maradona reportedly excluded his ex-wife and his daughters from his will and according to La Repubblica, the former Napoli star could have had up to 11 unrecognized children.
Felix Owolabi has advised Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to build his team around Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, who he described as a ‘matchmaker.’

Napoli establish Individual training, therapy for Victor Osimhen

Osimhen continues to work separately and received therapy for his shoulder injury. The Nigerian centre-forward worked on his fitness in the gym and will not be back in action this
Napoli have officially renamed their stadium in memory of the late, great Diego Maradona. Originally named the Stadio San Paolo, after Saint Paul the Apostle, Napoli’s home stadium will henceforth be called the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Napoli stadium officially renamed ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’

As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
Napoli overcame Croatian side Rijeka 2-0 on Thursday in their first match since the death of Diego Maradona, the Italian club's greatest and most popular player.

Napoli officially rename home ground after Diego Maradona

The Naples city council has unanimously approved a resolution that will change the name of Napoli's home stadium from Stadio San Paolo to Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.
Napoli overcame Croatian side Rijeka 2-0 on Thursday in their first match since the death of Diego Maradona, the Italian club's greatest and most popular player.

Priests against Naples’ Stadio Maradona

A group of priests has written a letter to Naples’ archbishop Crescenzio Sepe asking to stand against the decision to name the Stadio San Paolo after Diego Armando Maradona.

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A Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, has said that the way things are going in Nigeria, Ndigbo Republic may emerge instead of Biafra.

Charles Udeogaranya: Ndigbo Republic may emerge if South-East fails to produce president in 2023

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