Nigeria’s Russia 2018 World Cup striker, Simmy Nwankwo was on target for his club Crotone in their Serie A meeting with champions Juventus on Saturday.
The ganging striker opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 12th minute after Leonard Bonucci was penalized for a foul in the area.
The last season’s Italian Serie B highest goalscorer however stepped up and sent Buffon the wrong way.
After scoring the goal, Nwankwo held up a shirt in support of the #ENDSARS protest, “End Police Brutality In Nigeria”.
Juventus however hit restored the parity minutes later when on-loan forward Alvaro Morata found the back of the net from Chiesa’s pass.
Alvaro Morata thought he has scored the winner late in the game but the goal was rightly ruled out for offside after a lengthy VAR check.
Crotone 18th on the log after four matches, they lost three and picked just a point.
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