Christian Obodo, MLS manager and former Nigerian footballer, among others, from Udinese and Fiorentina, spoke at “1 Football Club”, a radio program hosted by Luca Cerchione broadcast on 1 Station Radio. Below, an extract collected by the editorial staff of IlSognoNelCuore.com.
Osimhen, Obodo: “Naples is the ideal place for him. On the national team … “
Osimhen has matured in the last two years at Napoli: how do you judge his growth? How much was the hand of Spalletti? “This is an interesting question. I was aware of Osimhen’s potential even before he joined Napoli. I think this is the ideal place for a player like Victor, in addition to the adequacy of the coach. Spalletti’s work was relevant and allowed the Nigerian to grow a lot both at Napoli and with the national team. I had no doubts about the impact that the former Lilla would have had on Napoli “. The lack of confidence in potential talents is one of the reasons for the lack of growth of the Italian football movement: Mancini is trying to do so with the national team, but perhaps he lacks the courage to launch young people as Cosmi did with you in Perugia? “In my day the scenario was different, as there were so many young people who had different kinds of personalities. They were more likely to demonstrate their talent.