Marek Hamsik has dedicated Tuesday night’s win over Cagliari to injured supporter Ciro Esposito.
The Napoli fan was hospitalised after Saturday’s Coppa Italia Final, being seriously wounded following a gun shot.
And the Slovakia international has admitted that yesterday evening’s victory was for the stricken fan.
“We dedicate this win and the Champions League qualification to our fan Ciro,” he said via his official website.
“I hope that he will get well soon, and will soon be back in the stands at San Paolo.
“I am very grateful for the fans’ support. We played well last night – it was a great team effort.
“It’s just a sham I wasn’t able to score. The important thing though, was securing that third spot.”