Kalu Nets Brace, Onazi Benched As Lazio Crash Out Of Coppa Italia

Kalu Nets Brace,  Onazi Benched As Lazio Crash Out Of Coppa Italia

By James Agberebi:

Nigerian forward Uche Kalu, netted a brace for Adanaspor, but it wasn't enough as they lost 3-2 at home to Gaziantepspor, in Group F of the Turkish Cup on Wednesday.

The loss lives Adanaspor third on four points from five games in the group, while Gaziantepspor, who paraded Nigerian duo of Gbenga Arokoyo and John Chibuike, are second behind Trabzonspor, on eight point.

Super Eagles assistant captain, Ogenyi Onazi, was an unused substitute for Lazio who lost 1-0 at home to Juventus in the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia.

The only goal of the game was scored by Stepahn Lichtsteiner in the 66th minute of the match.

Juventus, who are the defending champions of the Coppa Italia, will now meet Inter Milan in the semi-final.

Still in the Turkish Cup, Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona, was benched for 90 minutes in Rizespor's 3-2 Group D defeat against Bucaspor.

Rizespor are second on 10 points, two behind leaders Bucaspor.

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