Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Victor Osimhen has said that although he was not satisfied with his side losing at home to Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League (UCL), Lille ‘will keep fighting to get it right’.
Concise News reports that the red-hot frontman was on the scoresheet in the European meeting with the Blues on Wednesday night in France.
Afterwards, he took to his known Twitter and Instagram handles to express gratitude to God for his maiden champions league goal.
— victor osimhen (@victorosimhen9) October 3, 2019
Super Eagles’ Emmanuel Dennis shortlisted for UEFA Champions League Player of the week
In related news, Osimhen’s teammate in the national team, Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure, has been shortlisted as one of the four candidates for the UEFA Champions League Player of the week honour.
❓❓❓ Who ya got ❓❓❓
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) October 2, 2019
Dennis will battle it out with Barcelona star, Luis Suarez, Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry and fellow African, Achraf Hakimi who plays for Borussia Dortmund, on loan from Real Madrid.
Club Brugge’s Dennis struck twice as the Belgian side return home with a point against the mighty Real Madrid.
Former Arsenal player, Gnabry was on fire at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, netting four times as his German clubside thump last years’s finalist 7-2.
And yesterday, Suarez’s double earned Barcelona maximum points against an in-form Inter Milan side tutored by erstwhile Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte.