By Eyong Macdella
Andre Franck Zambo Anguissa went against his fellow Indomitable Lionr brother, Martin Hongla, in Matchday one of the Serie A game pitting Hellas Verona vs Napoli at the Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium.
Anguissa’s side showed no mercy on Verona, Beating the host 5-2 to pick up all three points in this encounter on Monday Night.
The two midfield maestros of Coach Rigobert Song, started the game from kickoff. Anguissa played all 90 minutes. While Hongla was brought out at the 67th minute of play.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen is one of those who triggered and contributed to Napoli’s first victory of the season after scoring Napoli’s second goal late into half time and assisted Matteo Politano’s fifth goal few minutes to the end of the game.
Napoli’s Khvicha Kvaratskhelia,Piotr Sebastian Zieliński,Stanislav Lobotka and Matteo Politano scored the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th goals respectively for Napoli.
On the other hand, Kevin Lasagna scored the first goal of the game to give Hellas Verona the lead at the 29th minute of play.
After two first half goals from the visitors,Thomas Henry then netted an equalizer at the 48th minute. But at the end of the encounter, the two goals were just consolatory goals as they failed to keep the lead.
Luciano Spalleti’s boys put up a brilliant performance in both segments of the game, scoring two in the first half and three in the second.
Even after losing Kalidou Koulibaly to Chelsea, Napoli did not fail to man up a solid defense that caused them just two goals in the game.
Satisfied with the input made and recording first victory of the season with his club, Zambo Anguissa had this to say;
“I want to make the best season of my life, give everything for the club, because I want to go as far as possible in all competitions.”
“I chose Naples because I am convinced that I can find great satisfaction here”. Anguissa voiced out.
Zambo Anguissa joined Napoli from Fulham this Season after finding favour in the eyes of Napoli’s Staff during his stay with the club on loan last season where he made 25 appearances.
Napoli, with it’s set of very fine players, secured a third-place finish in the league table last season. Meanwhile, Hongla’s Hellas Verona finished the season on the 9th position.
As it stands, Napoli are top of the Serie A table with 3 points and 5 goal difference, winning their first game of the 2022/22 Serie A football season with the highest goals scored in a game so far.
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