Paul Onuachu's failure to pass the litmus test showed why Arsenal, other Premier League clubs decided not to sign him. When the 2021 summer transfer window opened, two Nigerian players were tipped for a major move following their brilliant performance last season. Onuachu and Simy Nwankwo were the two players after the record-breaking campaign they had Genk and Crotone's colours, respectively.
Super Eagles star Moses Simon has congratulated Nigerian star Simy Tochukwu Nwankwo after he completed a move to Italian serie A club-side Salernitala FC from Crotone FC. The Nigerian international has been seriously linked with a move away from Crotone football club since the end of last season, and he has been finally signed by a new club.
Every player in the world currently has a market value that shows the worth of the player. In this article, we will be looking at the Top 10 Most Valuable Nigerian Players in Europe. 10. Chidera Ejuke: Chidera plays as a forward for Russian Premier League club CSKA Moscow.
The Nigeria Super Eagles strikers have been in superb form for their clubs this season. Last season, the likes of Onuachu, Ike Ugbo, Simy Nwankwo performed very well for their clubs. With few games played already, the super Eagles stars are already making the headlines.
Super Eagles of Nigeria star Simy Tochukwu Nwankwo nets his first ever goal for his new club Salernitala football club on Saturday evening, in their 2-1 narrow defeat to Spenzia football club to become the second ever Nigerian player to score in four Italian serie A seasons. The former Gil Vincente football club of Portugal star has been superb since making his debut in the Italian serie few seasons ago, and he was able to impress against their opponent on Saturday evening.
In the opening round of fixtures of Africa's World Cup Qualifiers, Nigeria play host to Liberia on Friday. The visitors reached this stage by beating Sierra Leone in the first round, while Nigeria enters the group stage and are heavily yearned to reach next year's tournament.
After a week long International break, actions resumed across top European leagues with many mouth watering fixtures in offer as the quest for domestic league glory continues. Here are the outstanding Nigerian born and eligible players who were on the score sheet for their various foreign clubs. 1.Taiwo Awoniyi (Union Berlin, Germany)
Photo Credit : The Punch Odion Ighalo announced his international retirement after finishing top scorer with five goals to help Nigeria finish third at the 2019 Africa Cup Nations. His decision to quit caught the fans and media by surprise and it raised questions whether the team would be able to carry on without him.
There's a wonderful simplicity that characterises Kelechi Iheanacho's Super Eagles career: a love of playing and a love of scoring goals. It sounds faintly ludicrous - a striker driven by the desire to find the back of the net. However, what has set Iheanacho apart from other strikers like Victor Osimhen, Paul Onuachu and Simy Nwankwo in the senior national team?
Nigerian footballers were in action for their clubs on Saturday across Europe and some scored goals, while others tasted defeated. We take a look at how some Nigerian players performed on Saturday Simy Nwankwo and Joel Obi were in action as Salernitana beat Genoa 1-0 at home. Simy played 61 minutes while Joel saw 45 minutes action
Nigeria is blessed with talented players who are making impact in their teams across Europe. This generation have a lot of talented players who plays regularly in their various clubs. The likes of Trust Ekong, Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, Etebo and other super Eagles stars were impressive for their teams in 2020/2021 season.
In most leagues of the world, when a player scores up to 20 league goals in a season, it is expected that multiple big teams will become interested in signing such a player. It is sad to see that Simy Nwankwo's case is different. Photo credit: pulse
According to the report from Complete Sports, Italian serie A new boys Salernitala FC have shown interest in signing Super Eagles of Nigeria duo Simy Tochukwu Nwankwo and Joel Obi this summer. Simy Nwankwo was outstanding for Crotone football club last season, as he scored the last number of 20 League goals for the club.
Simy Nwankwo, the lanky Nigerian forward, is set to join Serie A newcomers Salernitana permanently, according to Completesports.com. Crotone, who were relegated from Serie A last season, has turned down multiple offers for the striker due to their €10 million asking price. According to transfer analyst Alfredo Pedulla, Salernitana has increased their bid to €6 million-plus performance-related bonuses.
Taiwo Awoniyi continues his scoring spree for Union Berlin as the Nigeria striker opened the scoring in his team's 2-0 win against Wolfsburg on Saturday. Simy (left) and Awoniyi. The 24-year-old found the target on 49 minutes while Sheraldo Becker made it 2-0 eight minutes from regulation time, as the home team secured maximum point in the German Bundesliga game week 8 tie at Stadion An der Alten Försterei, Berlin.
Super Eagles Striker Simy Nwankwo has completed a move to Italian top-flight club Salernitana who returned to the Italian Serie A after 23 years in the lower italian divisions. Salernitana who were recently promoted to the Italian Serie A have completed the signing of the Big Nigerian striker who joins them from just relegated Crotone where he impressed last season in the serie A scoring twenty goals for the team despite being a bottom-league team.
EPL side Tottenham hotspur has shown a keen interest in Nigerian forward Simy Nwankwo. The striker scored 20 goals and provided 3 assists in 38 appearances in the Serie A for Crotone last season, according to reports in Italy new technical director at Spurs Fabio paratici is looking to bolster the attacking line and give it more firepower to partner kane.
Super Eagles star simy Nwankwo has joined newly-promoted Serie A side Salernitana from Crotone on an initial loan deal with an option to buy for €6m at the end of this season. A statement on Salernitana’s website read: The US Salernitana 1919 announces that it has reached an agreement with FC Crotone for the temporary transfer with the option to buy the striker, Simy Nwankwo will wear the number 25 shirt at his new club it has been revealed.
According to the report from Italian Sport Journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Spanish Laliga Santander club-side Real Madrid are on the verge of signing Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Simy Tochukwu Nwankwo from Italian serie B side Crotone FC. The former Academical FC star was exceptional for Crotone football club in the Italian serie A last season, as he netted the total number of 20 League goals for the team.
The 2020/21 football season in European football was a favourable one for Nigerian strikers, one of which was Simeon 'Simy' Nwankwo. Simy Nwankwo was in stellar form throughout the season, especially in the second half and was one of the very few shining lights in an otherwise dire season for Crotone.