President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen as the “new king of Serie A” following Napoli’s scudetto win.
Nigerian delivered the Azzurri’s first Serie A title in 33 years after netting a scudetto-sealing equaliser in their 1-1 draw against Udinese on Thursday.
Reacting via his Twitter handle on Sunday, Tinubu lauded Osimhen for continuing the fine tradition of Nigeria’s footballing excellence on the global stage.
He said Nigerians are proud of Osimhen and wish him well in his already remarkable career.
He wrote: “I think we can all agree that there was another coronation in Italy where our son, Victor Osimhen, claimed the crown as the new King of Serie A! The real deal, or idán gangan as younger folks may describe him; Victor has continued the fine tradition of Nigeria’s footballing excellence on the global stage. We are all proud of him and wish him well in what is already a remarkable career.”