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Ekuban and Nwakaeme combine to stretch Trabzonspor's unbeaten Super Lig run

The Nigeria ahead helped his Ghanaian teammate to attain the match-winning objective on the Eryaman Stadium on Saturday

Anthony Nwakaeme supplied the help for Caleb Ekuban to seal Trabzonspor’s 2-1 win over Genclerbirligi which prolonged their unbeaten run within the Turkish Tremendous Lig to 5 matches.

Earlier within the first-half, Ekuban helped Cape Verdean attacker Djaniny Tavares to open the scoring for the guests on the Eryaman Stadium within the 36th minute.

9 minutes after the interval, the Ghana worldwide doubled the lead for the Black Sea Storm after benefitting from Nwakaeme’s help.

The 26-year-old has contributed six targets and two assists in 14 league appearances this season whereas Nwakaeme’s help took his tally to 5 targets and 4 assists in 16 matches.

The Nigeria worldwide performed the complete period whereas Ekuban was changed within the 80th minute and Djaniny Tavares made means for DR Congo’s Benik Afobe, who’s on a season-long mortgage from Stoke City, seven minutes from time.

Togo’s Floyd Ayite, Ivory Coast‘s Giovanni Sio and Senegal‘s Zargo Toure had been the opposite African stars who featured for Genclerbirligi.

The victory moved Trabzonspor to fifth within the Tremendous Lig desk with 33 factors from 20 video games, they usually stay unbeaten this yr since they suffered a 2-Zero loss in opposition to Galatasaray on December 26.

Genclerbirligi, alternatively, dropped to 18th within the league desk with 19 factors from 20 matches and they’re winless of their final 4 outings.

Nwakaeme, Ekuban and Afobe will intention to assist Trabzonspor, present Turkish Cup champions, win the Tremendous Cup on Wednesday, when they battle defending league champions Istanbul Basaksehir. After that, they journey to Istanbul to face league leaders Besiktas on January 31.

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