Nigerian player scores as Juventus beat Atletico Madrid 


Nigerian player scores as Juventus beat Atletico Madrid 

Paolo Gozzi Iweru, a Nigerian-born defender, scored in the UEFA Youth League for Juventus on Tuesday, as they defeated Atletico Madrid 2-1.

Iweru scored a 94th minute winner for young Old Lady after Atletico had taken the lead earlier on through Alberto Salido.

Pablo Moreno made it 1-1 for Juve in the 78th minute before Iweru pounced on a pass from Elia Petrelli to beat goalkeeper José Saldaña to put the Italians ahead.

Nigerian player scores as Juventus beat Atletico Madrid 

Nigerian player scores as Juventus beat Atletico Madrid 

He also scored in Juventus’ 2-1 loss to Lokomotiv Moscow in their third group game last month. The Nigerian starlet now has 2 goals to his name in UYL.

Juve qualified with a game to spare for the second round of the contest.

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