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Super Eagles star nets to extend his record as highest scorer in Europe's top 5 leagues since March

In-form Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Simy Nwankwo continues his excellent performance for Crotone football club on Italy on Saturday evening, as he netted again, in his 3-2 defeat to Spezia football club, in the week 30 of the Italian serie A, to extend his record as the highest goal scorer in Europe's top five leagues since March.

The Nigerian international who has been superb for the Italian serie A club netted another fine goal for relegation threatening Crotone football club, as they surrendered their lead to lose 3-2.

Simy Nwankwo started in the away team's attack, and he was able to impress, as he scored his 16th goal of the season.

The visitors opened scoring through Koffi Djidji in the 40th minutes, after receiving an assist from Lisandro Magallan, to end the first half 1-0.

Daniele Verde equalized for the home team in the 63rd minutes to make it 1-1, and Simy put the visitors ahead again in the 78th minutes with a fine goal, before the visitors scored two late goals through Giulio Maggiore and Martin Erlic, to end the match 3-2.

With Simy Nwankwo's goal against Spezia FC, it means he has extended his record as the highest scorer in Europe's top five leagues since the Month of March.


"Only Yakubu Aiyegbeni with Blackburn Rovers in 2011/12 (17 goals) has scored more goals than Simy Nwankwo in Serie A this season (16), among Nigerian players in a single top-5 European League campaign in 2000s."

Simy Nwankwo has now netted the total number of 16 goals in the Italian serie A this season, and he'll be ready to add to his goals when Crotone football club play their next game.

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