Official: Benevento beat Birmingham City to Super Eagles striker

The Italians have won the race for Nigeria’s 2018 FIFA World Cup star

With a statement on their official website, Benevento have confirmed the signing of Super Eagles striker Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo on loan from Salernitana.

English Championship side Birmingham City were also reportedly interested in Simy, who was a part of the Super Eagles squad for the FIFA World Cup in 2018.

But it is the Italian Serie B campaigners who have won the race to the 30-year-old’s signature.

Simy joins Benevento on a season-long loan deal. Yellow and Reds have an obligation to make the…

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