Nigerian international, Anthony Nwakaeme has been named in the Turkish League Team of the Week for match day 24 as compiled by sofascore after his man of the match display for Trabzonspor at the weekend, AOIFootball.com reports.
The 29-year-old was the standout player of all Nigerians in Turkey, making the cut ahead of the duo of Victor Moses and Abdullahi Shehu who also impressed for their respective clubs over the weekend.
The former Hapoel Be’er Sheva forward was a constant threat to the Kasimpasa back line and showed his superiority in the clash with two well-taken goals to up his number for the season to six league goals.
The Nigerian was given a match rating of 8.2, the third best of the weekend as he scored twice from his three shots on target.
He further helped consolidate Trabzonspor’s hold on the fourth position with 37 points as they remain two points off 5th placed Konyaspor in their quest for European football next season.