Nigerian Duo Joel Obi & Simeon Nwankwo To Trade Blows On April 4
Published: March 09, 2018
Nigerian Duo Joel Obi & Simeon Nwankwo To Trade Blows On April 4Following the death of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori, six of the seven Serie A Week 27 games that were postponed by the Italian Football Federation last weekend in his honour have been rescheduled meaning the face-off between the Nigerian duo of Joel Obi and Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo would have to wait.

Obi's Torino are now billed to host Crotone that parades the Simeon Nwankwo at the Studio Olimpico Grande Torino on 4 April 2018.

Nigerians who seldom follow the Serie A actions will be keen to catch a glimpse of Nwankwo who has scored once in 12 Serie A games.

The former Gil Vicente FC and Portimonense SC man has made Crotone's match day squad in their last 16 games in the Italian top division.

Joel Obi who hasĀ  eight caps for Nigeria is making a return to the national team, his last game in the green and white colours of Nigeria being the 28 May 2014 friendly against Scotland which ended in a 2-2 draw.A

A new date and time will be decided for the Derby della Madonnina between Obi's former club, Inter and city rivals, AC Milan.

Izuchukwu Okosi
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