Victor Osmeen’s 32nd Serie A goal for Napoli on Saturday made him Nigeria’s most prolific goalscorer ever in the Italian league, PUNCH report.

The Nigeria international joined Napoli from Lille more than two years ago for a record fee in Africa, where Napoli achieved a landmark first-half victory in Bergamo’s 2-1 win over Atalanta.

His compatriot Admora Lookman put the home side ahead with a 19th-minute shot from the penalty spot after taking possession of the ball in Osmeen’s box, but he turned a ball over Ladia’s defence to level the score. Four minutes later.

In the 35th minute, he broke through from Merih Demiral’s right flank and pulled the ball back to allow Eljif Elmas to score a touch from 10 yards as Napoli fought back to win the top-flight showdown with an eight-point advantage.

Before the game against Atalanta, Osmeen had the same number of goals (31) as Simi Nwankwo.

But with Saturday’s goal, the 23-year-old has surpassed the former Crotone hero.

Former Inter Milan striker Obafemi Martins scored 28 goals, while Stephen Makinwa and Victor Nsofo scored 16 and 14 for Atalanta and Chievo Verona respectively.

At the Areci Stadium in Italy, David Okrek scored his third league goal of the season for Cremonese in a 2-2 draw away at Salernitana.

Krzysztof Piatek opened the scoring for the hosts in the third minute – two minutes and 30 seconds later, Salernitana scored the fastest Serie A ever goal from a deflected Antonio Candreva cross, but Okre Greg hit a brilliant volley from Frank Tsadjout’s knockout.

Lassana Coulibaly drilled in from a tight angle but Cremonese was penalised for Federico Fazio’s late sprint. Sepe blocked Daniel Giovanni’s effort with his foot, so it was retaken and another save still couldn’t prevent the equaliser.

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