Simy Nwankwo scored twice to help his side Crotone to a 2-1 win away at Carpi in the Serie B. The double took Simy’s tally to 11 this season reports Completesports.com.
The 26 years old lanky forward opened scoring for his side from the spot in the 19th minute before adding another in the 64th minute. Carpi reduced the deficit through Fabrizio Poli but it was not enough to earn his side a point.
Ekong who captained the Super Eagles to a 1-0 victory over Egypt in an international friendly last Tuesday has made 28 appearances for Udinese
In the Spanish La Liga, Kenneth Omeruo was not listed for Leganes as they beat Getafe 2-0 away Alfonso Perez stadium. Omeruo has made 23 starts this season.
Samuel Chukwueze played as a wingback for Villarreal in Saturday’s 3-2 win over Celta Vigo. The Nigerian U23 winger played for 70 minutes in his 18th league appearance before he was replaced by Pablo Fornals.
In the Segunda division Ramon Azeez, made his third start for Granada who lost 2-1 away at Numancia. Azeez has made eight appearances for Granada since he joined from Lugo.
In Belgium, Taiwo Awoniyi came on for Sidney Friede in the 59th minute for Royal Excel Mouscron who lost 3-1 away to Kortrijk in Saturday’s Europa League group B playoff clash.
Paul Onuachu fired blanks for FC Midtjylland in their goalless draw at home to FC Nordsjaelland.
In Norway, Aremu Afeez saw yellow in the 45th minute as IK Start lost 1-0 away to Aalesund.
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