Super Eagles striker Simy Nwankwo’s Italian club, Crotone, have been relegated from Serie A.
Crotone’s faint hope of beating the drop was extinguished on Saturday when they lost 0-2 at home to title-chasing Inter Milan.
The defeat at the Stadio Ezio Scida was the 26th loss for Crotone this season in Serie A as they have only been able to garner a paltry 18 points after 34 matches.
With four games remaining in the Italian top-flight, Crotone are 13 points away from safety; meaning they cannot achieve the needed mark to stay up.
While the Pythagoreans became the first team to suffer relegation in the 2019-20 Serie A season, 19th-placed Parma may also join them depending on their result in their away tie against Torino on Monday.
With the relegation of his team now confirmed, Simy will shift his focus to helping Crotone end the 2020-21 season on a high with games against Roma, Hellas Verona, Benevento and Fiorentina still to come.
The 28-year-old Nigerian striker surpassed Obafemi Martins’ record of 28 goals for Inter Milan in the Serie A.
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