September 19, 2023 at 5:57 PM
The Nigerian striker is one of the stars to watch out for in the European competition this season as his club hope to build on their quarter-final finish last season.
Osimhen is aiming to be Nigeria's all-time highest goalscorer in the history of the competition, a record held by Martins for the past 13 years, according to Goalball Live.
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Martins scored nine goals in the competition, including another in the qualifying stage, and he currently holds the top spot with Osimhen not far behind with seven goals.
If Osimhen gets to score a brace against the Portuguese side, he would equal Martins' record, but if scores a hat trick then he would move past the form Inter Milan striker.
Osimhen still has more chances to break the record, as he is due to play six group games if he is not injured.
Osimhen has a tough task of leading Napoli to the second round as they being are paired with European giants Real Madrid, Union Berlin, and Braga in Group C.
Osimhen speaks on challenging Yekini's record
Naijafreshgist earlier reported that Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen is edging closer to Nigeria's all-time scoring record, set by the legendary Rashidi Yekini.
The Napoli star is presently fourth on the all-time top scorer list for the Super Eagles with 20 goals in just 27 matches but faces a huge task in taking the top spot from Yekini who has 37 goals in 58 games.