By James Agberebi:
Nigerian midfielder Joel Obi was among the goal scorers for Serie A club Torino who thrashed Serie C club Renate 5-0 in a pre-season game on Sunday.
Andrea Belotti opened the scoring for Torino from the penalty spot in the 10th minute.
Iago Falque doubled Torino’s lead when he scored in the 20th minute.
Seven minutes later, Torino were 3-0 up thanks to a goal from Emiliano Moretti.
Obi scored in the 29th minute to bring the score to 4-0 before Manuel De Luca completed the rout when he got on the score sheet in the 65th minute.
The game against Renate is Torino’s third pre-season friendly game and their third straight win.
Their next pre-season friendly game is against French Ligue 1 club Guingamp on Saturday.