Italian Club Sends Top Super Eagles Striker to Lower Side on Loan Until the End of the Season

Italian Club Sends Top Super Eagles Striker to Lower Side on Loan Until the End of the Season

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
  • Serie B club Parma have announced the signing of Nigerian striker Simy Nwankwo on loan from Salernitana
  • The Super Eagles star will now hope to rediscover his form for the six months that he will spend at the lower side
  • Simy Nwankwo who missed the 2021 AFCON with the Super Eagles was with the Nigerian team at the 2018 World Cup

Simy Nwankwo who is a Nigerian footballer has completed a loan move to Serie B outfit Parma on a six-month transfer deal from Serie A club Salernitana.

Lack of good form at Serie A club Salernitana forced the Nigerian player away on loan to the second division as those in charge of the club want the Simy Nwankwo to find his rhythm.

Simy moved to Salernitana at the beginning of the current campaign, but scored just one goal in 19 league appearances for the Garnets.

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Nigerian striker Simy Nwankwo in action. Photo by Giuseppe Maffia
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According to the report on Complete Sports and Pulse, Simy Nwankwo will be at Parma until the rest of the season before the club will make another decision on his future.

How many games has Simy Nwankwo played for Super Eagles?

Simy Nwankwo got the call to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria under former coach Gernot Rohr who also took him to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Did he play for Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia?

His first appearance at the tournament against Croatia where he came in as a second-half substitute whilst Nigeria were 0–2 down. He also played as substitute in the 1–2 defeat against Argentina who eliminated Nigeria from the World Cup.

Premier League giants eye massive move for top Super Eagles star who shined at AFCON 2021

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Moses Simon could be on his way to the Premier League as Leeds United are interested in the signing of the Super Eagles winger because of his performances at the AFCON 2021.

Nigerians though were disappointed with how Super Eagles of Nigeria crashed out at the 2021 African Cup of Nations losing against Tunisia in the round of 16 encounter.

But one man who stood out in all the Super Eagles games was Moses Simon as the man who plays for Nantes scored a goal and made one assist.

Those in charge at Leeds United were impressed with Moses Simon performance at the AFCON and want to sign him.

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