Simeon Nwankwo's 20th goal of the season sends Crotone back to Serie A

Simeon Nwankwo's 20th goal of the season sends Crotone back to Serie A

- Simy Nwankwo and his teammates at Crotone have promoted to the Serie A

- The Nigerian striker has now scored 20 goals for Crotone in the second division

- Lazio are interested in signing the Super Eagles star who played at the 2018 World Cup

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Super Eagles striker Simy Nwankwo and his teammates at Italian side Crotone have secured promotion back to the Serie A after their emphatic win over Livorno on Friday night, July 24.

Nigerian star Simy Nwankwo was superb in this encounter scoring a brace which was his 20th goal of the season for Crotone in the second division.

He has played 2844 minutes in total and also made 4 assists, his goal involvement is every 119 minutes, that’s the best return so far in his football journey.

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Gabriele Morelli set up Mattia Trovato to put Livorno ahead after just 12 minutes into the game, but Niccolò Zanellato canceled the advantage 20 minutes later.

Simy then put Crotone in front four minutes later before Alberto Gerbo made it 3-1 going into the half time break.

The Nigerian superstar was however named man of the match as his club will be playing in the topflight next season.

He is now a target for top clubs in Europe due to his impressive performances in the Italian second division with Premier League giants interested in him.

Simeon Nwankwo's 20th goal of the season sends Crotone back to Serie A

Simeon Nwankwo's 20th goal of the season sends Crotone back to Serie A (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo is now on the verge of leaving Italian club Crotone in the Serie B after emerging as summer target for Lazio.

Lazio chiefs are said to have been impressed with Nwankwo's performances for his club this season and they want to lure him to Rome this summer.

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With four games remaining this season in the Italian Serie A, Lazio are currently occupying fourth position with the hopes of them qualifying for the Champions League next term.

According to Tuttosalernitana, Lazio chiefs are of the opinion that Simy Nwankwo will be of great help for them should they end up getting Champions League ticket for next season.

He was among the Super Eagles stars who played at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia where Nigeria failed to make it out of the group stages.

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Source: Legit Newspaper

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