Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen scored a brace as Napoli forced Leicester City to a 2-2 draw in their thrilling UEFA Europa league Group C opener at the King Power Stadium, according to an online reports.

The Foxes got off to the perfect start as Ayoze Perez netted in the nine minutes ending a 15-game goal drought with an emphatic volley pass Ospina.

Harvey Barnes doubled the tally in the 64th to put the foxes in the driving seat of clash after seeing Zambian Patson Daka’s 60th minutes strike being ruled out for offside.

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Napoli wasted a host of chances throughout the game managed to reduce the tally within five minutes as Victor Osimhen lofted his first over Kasper Schmeichel, with three minutes remaining, the former Lille striker scored his second on the night with a superb towering header to rescue a point for the Italian side.

Drama late on as midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was shown a red card for a second bookable offence, which means he misses the next game against Legia Warsaw adding insult to injury on a night victory slipped away from Brendan Rodgers’s side.

The match had four Nigerians in action on the night as Kelechi Iheanaho who assisted Havey Barnes for the second goal saw 87 minutes of action before being replaced by Jamie Vardy while Ademola Lookman who recently indicated interest in playing for the Super Eagles replaced Ademola Lookman in the 75th minutes.

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