More

    Crotone’s Nwankwo shows support for #EndPoliceBrutalityInNigeria movement against Juventus

    After scoring in the Pythagoreans’ 1-1 draw with the Old Lady on Saturday, the striker raised a T-shirt in solidarity with the trending crusade

    Crotone striker Simeon Nwankwo celebrated his goal against Juventus by a raising a T-shirt to show his support for an end to police brutality in Nigeria

    The 28-year-old striker scored his side’s only goal in the 1-1 draw with the Old Lady bereft of Cristiano Ronaldo, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.

    Simy’s powerful moment came 11 minutes in the first half after beating Gianluigi Buffon from the penalty spot as Leonardo Bonucci was adjudged to have fouled Arkadiusz Reca inside the penalty area.

    To celebrate his effort, the Nigeria international ran to the touchline and raised a T-shirt reading ‘END POLICE BRUTALITY IN NIGERIA’ in a nod to the movement calling for an end to police brutality in the West African Nation.

    Earlier in the day, Victor Osimhen was involved in a similar goal celebration after scoring his first Serie A goal for Napoli in the 4-1 victory over Atalanta at the Stadio Sao Paolo.

    The likes of Ian Wright, Mesut Ozil, Marcus Rashford, Antonio Rudiger, Tammy Abraham, Frederic Kanoute have all lent their voices to support the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force.

    NFL Betting

    SARS officers have been accused of harassing, robbing and killing youths for no just reasons over the last few years.

    In February 2020, they murdered the vice-captain of Nigerian second division club Remo Stars, Tiamiyu Kazeem.

    Thanks to Alvaro Morata’s 21st minute goal, Andrea Pirlo’s men cancelled out Simy’s early penalty.

    However, the visitors’ hopes of sealing all points at stake hit the rock following the dismissal of Federico Chiesa with 30 minutes remaining. Chiesa joined the reigning Italian champions on loan from Fiorentina on transfer deadline day.

    The Nigerian’s goal effort was his second of the 2020-21 Serie A campaign after his maiden strike in the Pythagoreans’ 4-1 defeat at Sassuolo. With this result, they climbed to 18th in the Italian elite division log with one point from four matches.

    Crotone would be hoping to get their first win of the season when they visit Stadio Is Arenas for a date with Cagliari on October 25.

     

     

     

    Source link news

    Related articles

    Comments

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Betting on Soccer

    Share article

    Latest articles

    Celtic summer transfer claim emerges

    3 minute read 23/5/2022 | 11:15am Celtic wrapped up the SPFL title at...

    Asante Kotoko coach Prosper Narteh disappointed to lose to 10-man Berekum Chelsea in Kumasi

    Asante Kotoko coach Prosper Narteh has expressed his disappointment after losing 1-0 to 10-man Berekum Chelsea on match week 30 of the Ghana Premier...

    ATK Mohun Bagan vs Maziya preview, where to watch in India, team news, probable XI & prediction

    Indian Super League (ISL) side, ATK Mohun Bagan will look to end their AFC Cup 2022 campaign in the best possible way and give them a chance...
    Betting on Soccer

    Newsletter

    Subscribe to stay updated.