Aina Stars, Obi Absent In Torino Win At Verona; Okonkwo Helps Bologna Beat Troost-Ekong’s Udinese


By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles defender, Ola Aina made his fifth start in six games for Torino who pipped Joel Obi’s Chievo Verona 1-0 in Sunday’s Italian Serie A clash at the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi in Verona, reports

A late winner from Simeone Zaza secured a nervy away win for Torino.

Aina featured as a left-wing back in the encounter. His compatriot Joel Obi was not listed in the match-?day squad.

In another Serie A game decided on Sunday, William Troost-Ekong played all 90 minutes for Udinese who suffered a 2-1 loss away at Orji Okonkwo’ Bologna.

Ignacio Pussetto gave the visitors, Udinese a shock lead after 32 minutes, but the hosts drew level ten minutes later through Federico Santander.


Substitute Riccardo Orsolini bagged the winner eight minutes from time at the Renato Dall’Ara in Bologna.

Okonkwo was introduced into the encounter in the 75th minute for Diego Falcinelli.

The 25 year old Ekong has made six Serie A appearances for Udinese this term.

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