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Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroNigerian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth

7 May 1992, Lagos, Nigeria; Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Age28 years
Star signTaurus
Stats
Height: 198 cm
Weight: 84 kg
Sports Teams
Gil Vicente F.C.
Portimonense S.C.
Ventura County Fusion
JUTH F.C.
FC Koper

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.

Club career

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.

International career

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.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 3 March 2020
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupContinentalOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Portimonense2011–12LigaPro23581316
2012–133212513713
Total551713200006819
Gil Vicente2013–14Primeira Liga15060210
2014–15309623611
2015–16LigaPro4320304620
Total8829152000010331
Crotone2016–17Serie A21311224
2017–1823710247
2018–19Serie B3314303614
2019–202613112714
Total1033762000010939
Career total24683346000028089

International

As of 14 September 2019
Nigeria
YearAppsGoals
201851
Total51