Coppa Italia: Nigerian duo listed to face Juventus - FCNaija

Naija Players Abroad By: Ayodeji Tunde | 03/01/2018

Two Nigerians are in the Torino squad to face Juventus in Wednesday's Coppa Italia Quarter-Final even though there are many absentees for the Turin-based club.

The duo are in-form Joel Obi as well as Sadiq Umar who has not enjoyed so much playing time since arriving from Bologna.

It kicks off at the Allianz Juventus Stadium on Wednesday at 19.45 GMT and the winners go on to play Atalanta who dumped out Serie A table toppers, Napoli.

Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has a huge injury crisis to deal with, missing players including top scorers Andrea Belotti and Adem Ljajic.

Also missing are Cristian Ansaldi, Lyanco, Simone Edera and Antonio Barreca, but Kevin Bonifazi is available again.

Torino squad for Juventus: Ichazo, Milinkovic-Savic, Sirigu; Bonifazi, Burdisso, De Silvestri, Fiordaliso, Molinaro, Moretti, N’Koulou; Acquah, Baselli, Gustafson, Obi, Rincon, Valdifiori; Berenguer, Boye, De Luca, Iago Falque, Millico, Niang, Sadiq