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Napoli’s Osimhen celebrates maiden Serie A goal with 'End Police Brutality' shirt

Napoli’s Osimhen celebrates maiden Serie A goal with 'End Police Brutality' shirt  Goal.com

The Nigeria forward got off the mark in the Italian top-flight as Gennaro Gattuso’s side bagged their third win of the season

Victor Osimhen has joined thousands of Nigerians in calling for an end to police brutality in the country after scoring his maiden goal in Serie A on Saturday.

Osimhen sealed the hosts’ 4-1 victory over Atalanta at the Stadio Sao Paolo with a 43rd-minute strike.

Napoli had a perfect start to the encounter thanks to Mexico star Hirving Lozano's four-minute brace, in the 23rd and 27th minutes, while Matteo Politano made it 3-0 in the 30th minute.

Osimhen then connected with goalkeeper David Ospina's long ball to break his duck in the Italian top-flight, just two minutes before the break.

He celebrated the goal in style as he joined his compatriots in demanding an end to police brutality in Nigeria.

Over the past week, Nigerians have trooped out in numbers in protest against a unit of the Nigeria Police Force alleged with extrajudicial killings of civilians, and global football stars, including Manchester United's Marcus Rashford, and Arsenal's Mesut Ozil have shown their solidarity.

Victor Osimhen held up a shirt reading '#EndPoliceBrutalityInNigeria' after scoring his first goal for Napoli today

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