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Int'l Champions Cup: Nigerian star scores for Roma

Naija Players Abroad By: Ayodeji Tunde | 20/07/2017

Nigeria Youth International, Sadiq Umar is pulling his weight in the pre season as he scored again for AS Roma; this time in the International Champions Cup.

Umar scored against Paris Saint-Germain but the Parisians, however, got the better of Roma on penalties, winning the shootout 5-3 after the teams played to a 1-1 draw in the International Champions Cup at Comerica Park on Wednesday.

Nigerian striker scores winner for Roma

The Nigeria U-23 star got on the scorer's sheet when attacking midfielder Gerson dinked a beautiful chip over the top of the PSG defense into his path and he coolly slotted his finish between Alphonse Areola's legs.
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Before Wednesday's outing, Umar found the back of the net for his Italian Serie A side in a 1-0 win over Slovacko in a pre-season friendly.

It is understood that the newly appointed coach of Roma Eusebio di Francesco is impressed with Umar so far.

 
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