Onazi Signs Three-year Deal With Serie A Newcomers, Crotone
By Amaechi Agbo
Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has returned to Serie A after joining newcomers Crotone on a three-year deal Bestchoicesports.com.ng understands
Onazi joined the Pythagoreans on a free transfer after severing ties with Turkish Super Lig club Denizlispor.
The 27-year-old recently terminated his contract with Denizlispr over unpaid wages.
The former Lazio of Italy player will play alongside compatriot and striker ‘Simy’ Nwankwo, who was with him at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and finished as top scorer in Serie B this past season.
Onazi started his professional career at another Serie A club Lazio in 2012.
The combative midfielder scored four goals in 76 league appearances for the club before linking up with Trabzonspor in 2016.
Meanwhile, Onazi’s move to Italy has created an atmosphere of excite
Among the members of Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club
President of the club, Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi speaking on the move described Onazi’s return to Italy as a welcome development for the youngster who is dedicated to football.
Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi said that the supporters club are happy for him and wish him a fruitful and injury free stint with Crotone where he will be teaming up with Super Eagles teammate Simi Nwankwo.