Nwakaeme, Umar on target as Trabzonspor thrash Rizespor
By Sampson Adedeji
Super Eagles forward Anthony Nwakaeme on Sunday hit headlines for the right reasons in Turkey Super League for Trabzonzpor as he helped them trounced Rizespor 4-1.
Trabzonspor who is fast becoming a revelations in the ongoing league season in Turkey proved to be the better side as Abdukadir Umar opened the scoring in the 24th minutes of the game and put host in the driving seat going into the locker room.
Second stanza resumed with Trabzonspor still dominating the game and paid off in the 68th minutes as Nwakaeme completed his brace.
Angolan striker Hugo Rodallega made it 3-0 in the 79th minutes before former Nigeria youth international Aminu Umar reduced the tally in 84th minutes.
Former Hapoel Be’er Sheva striker Nwakaeme put the game beyond Rizespor late in the game to end it 4-1 in favour Trabzonspor.
Nwakaeme has now netted in back to back games for Trabzonspor.