Nigeria’s talented striker Simeon “Simy” Tochukwu Nwankwo scored twice for Italian side Crotone to beat Carpi 2-1 at the Stadio Sandro Cabassi on Saturday.
Simy, 26, has bagged five goals for Crotone in the last three Serie B matches. Overall he has netted 11 goals for his team in the Italian second tier this term.
The big forward scored in each half to give the away side victory to ease their relegation woes.
He opened the scoring through a penalty in the the 25th minute.
He extended his side’s lead after with a good effort which left goalkeeper electrocuted.
With 22 minutes left on the clock, Fabrizio Poli reduced the tally but Giovanni Stroppa’s men held on for the victory.
Simy joined Crotone from Gil Vicente in 2016
His immense contribution to Crotone’s fight against relegation has seen him linked with clubs in Belgium, France, Spain and Italy.