Crotone Boss Stroppa Thumbs Up Hat-Trick Hero Simy Nwankwo

July 4, 2020
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Crotone manager Giovanni Stroppa has heaped plaudits on Simy Nwankwo after the Nigerian netted a hat-trick in Friday’s 3-0 home win against Benevento, reports Completesports.com.

Nwankwo goals secured the Pythagoreans’ first win since the restart of Serie B after three consecutive draws.

The 28-year-old scored twice in the opening 20 minutes and fired home the third goal in the 70th minute.

He was later replaced by Samuel Armenteros nine minutes from time.

“I think he [Simy] could count this so much as a test, given his physicality, he probably did more for the team than others,” Stroppa told the media  after the match.


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“In this game, beyond the goals, he put in place an important performance in both halves, both in the offensive and in the defensive. I believe that in general, the whole team worked very well and the result repays us for the work done.

“Certainly, the last three games before this shout revenge for the final result [because] we have thrown away several points. The team is doing well from a physical point of view. They have returned to playing a certain type of football also carrying out an athletic race with a certain rhythm.

“Too bad not having scored points in the last few matches. This victory leads us to be still [second] in the ranking and this time we will do everything to maintain this position.”

Nwankwo has scored 16 goals in 31 league appearances for Crotone this season.

Crotone remain in second position on the log with 55 points from 32 games.

Stroppa’s men look well placed to secure a return to Serie A after two-season absence from the top flight.

By Adeboye Amosu

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