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The Sporting Judge of the Italian Serie A (First Division) punished Nigerian international Victor Osimhen, Naples striker, on Tuesday with two days of suspension and a 5,000 euro fine for slapping a rival in his team’s last league game against Venice.
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The Sports Judge sanctioned Osimhen, the most expensive signing in the history of Naples (almost 70 million euros), for “Voluntarily hitting an opponent’s face with a slap when the ball was out of reach”the statement from the Serie A League read.
For that foul, Osimhen was sent off after 23 minutes of the game. of the first day of Serie A, which ended with a 2-0 victory for Napoli against the recently promoted Venice.
Victor Osimhen 2 giornate ..
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Nigerian striker he will miss next day’s visit to Genoa and also the Italian classic against Juventus, historical rival of Naples.
He will be at the disposal of coach Luciano Spalletti again on September 19 for the visit to Udinese