In this round of Naples's 2-1 away win over Benevento, Petanha came off the bench in the second half and scored the team's overtake goal. After the game, the Italian star emphasized that joining Naples is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for him.
"I finally scored and we were able to take home 3 points. This is a very important result and will give us confidence in Thursday's Europa League game," Petanja said.
"I have scored 30 goals in Serie A in the past two seasons. Giantoli (Naples sports director) has always trusted me, and I have always been aware that I will stay in Naples and play for Just signed with Naples, but Xia Chuang officially joined) because I believe that I have very important abilities. With these excellent players and coaches, I can continue to improve."
Petanja also revealed that he had reduced his weight by 10 kg during the suspension of the league because of the new crown.
"I know that joining Naples is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me. I must come to the team in the best condition. Naples is a very strong team. We have a fast pace in training, even in practice games. The confrontation was fierce."
"The fiercer the competition in the team, the better your state will be. The head coach will make choices. All we have to do is to do our best. We must be prepared when we get the opportunity."