Nigerian striker awarded Player of The Week in Turkey
Nigerian striker awarded Player of The Week in Turkey
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Nigerian striker awarded Player of The Week in Turkey

Nigerian striker Anthony Nwakaeme has been awarded Player of The Week for MatchDay 29 of the Turkish Super Lig.

After going one goal down, Nwakaeme netted the equaliser to bring Trabzonspor back into the match before providing the assist for the winner scored by Rodallega in their 2-1 victory against Yeni Malatyaspor on April 20.

With a rating of 9.5 by Whoscored.com, Nwakaeme was the highest rated player in the Super Lig Team of the Week, placing first ahead of Ajax product Mitchell Donald and former Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur defender Steven Caulker.

The 30-year-old has been in terrific form in his last ten games across all competitions, contributing to 12 goals (7 goals, 5 assists) in the matches and helping Trabzonspor have a 6-1-3 record.

Against Yeni Malatyaspor, Nwakaeme, who has played mostly as a left winger this term, had a game-high four shots on target and completed a game-high seven dribbles.

He was also named to Whoscored.com's Team of the Month for March 2019.

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