Champions League: Osimhen Leads Star-Studded Napoli Against Barcelona 


Super Eagles goal-hunter Victor Osimhen has been confirmed by Napoli to lead its stars in the battle away to Barcelona in their decisive Champions League Round of 16 clash on Tuesday night.

The Partenopei held the Blaugrana to a tense 1-1 draw in their first Champions League Round of 16 meeting last month in the Campania capital, falling 1-0 down following a Roberto Lewandowski opener before Victor Osimhen found the equaliser 15 minutes later.

As confirmed on Monday, coach Francesco Calzona called up a star-studded squad for the game which includes Osimhen, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa.

Barcelona have a handful of injuries heading into the match, unable to count on Ferran Torres, Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Alejandro Balde and Gavi. Despite being called up, Jens Cajuste is unlikely to feature for Napoli due to a hamstring strain.