The president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has tipped Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, for success with Napoli.
The Seria A side is in the process of finalising a deal for the Lille attacker and may announce his signing next week.
Pinnick told Radio Kiss Kiss the ex-Golden Eaglets striker would be an excellent signing for the Gennaro Gattuso side.
He said: “I think Victor Osimhen is an excellent signing for Napoli.
“I have followed them from when they had Diego Armando Maradona. Naples is a proud city and also in football terms.
“Osimhen’s a source of pride for African football. He’s someone who is disciplined but focused on objectives, and if he wants something, he knows how to get it.
“He made the right decision for his career. I already believe he’ll receive the right support from the club and its fans.
“Napoli is the right club for him to achieve important results, and Osimhen will always give his best.
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“I’ll say it now: Victor will do everything possible to match and even break the records set by a legend like Maradona.
“I talked to Victor just a few minutes ago, he’s very excited about his new experience and a new club.
“Napoli is a big name in world football. It’ll be a new challenge for him and he told me: ‘President, I’ll make Naples proud’.
“If he gets the right support, I guarantee he’ll stick to his word and make you all proud. Believe in him and he’ll help the team achieve their objectives.
“I’ll come to Naples next season to watch some of their games. Osimhen is young and could stay at Napoli for a long time.
“As I already said, he’ll be playing for a great team and his quality justifies the investment made by Napoli, who believes in Victor’s huge potential.
“We are talking about a player who won the [U-17] World Cup in Chile in 2016. I’ve already wished him all the best.”