Nigeria U-20 Midfielder Obiora Nwankwo Moves To Italy

After being an ever-present for Nigeria at the U-20 World Cup, the Flying Eagles star has been rewarded with a move to Europe...

Midfielder Obiora Nwankwo, who featured for Nigeria at this year's FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Egypt, has moved to Italy, where he will be jointly owned by Inter and Parma.

According to Sky Sport24, Nwankwo's transfer to Italy will be made official when the winter transfer window opens in the new year.

It is believed that he will cost 650,000 euros, with Inter paying half of this and Parma the other half.

In January, when the market opens and things will be made official, the clubs will decide where the 19-year-old defensive midfielder will play.

According to Corriere dello Sport, Nwankwo is already in Milan for a medical and to discuss final details about his contract.

His representatives said he last played for Eco Football Club of Lagos.

He was an ever-present as Nigeria reached the round of 16 of the Under-20 World Cup, hosted by Egypt between September and October.

Samm Audu, Goal.com