Association football player
7 May 1992, Lagos, Nigeria; Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Simeon “Simy” Tochukwu Nwankwo (born 7 May 1992) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Crotone in the Serie B.
On July 2016 he was acquired by the new Serie A team Crotone.
On 19 April 2018 he scored a goal with an overhead kick in the incredible 1–1 draw against Juventus.
In May 25, 2018 “Simy” was called up to the Nigerian camp by Rohr in preparation for the world Cup, On 28 May, He made his international debut in the 1–1 draw against Dr Congo. In June 2018 he was named in Nigeria’s final 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He made his first appearance at the tournament against Croatia where he came in as a second half substitute whilst Nigeria were 2-0 down. He also played as substitute in the 2–1 defeat against Argentina who eliminated Nigeria from the World Cup.
- As of match played 3 March 2020
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- As of 14 September 2019