Nwakaeme Benched As Trabzonspor Clinch Turkish Cup, End 10-Year Trophy Drought

July 29, 2020
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Nigerian striker Anthony Nwakaeme was an unused substitute as Trabzonspor ended their 10-year trophy after they beat Alanyaspor in the Turkish Cup final on Wednesday, Completesports.com reports.

The last time Trabzonspor won a trophy was in 2010 when they won both the Turkish Cup and the Turkish Super Cup.

A goal in each half from Abdulkadir Omur and Alexander Sorloth in the 25th and 90th minutes respectively.

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It was Trabzonspor’s ninth Turkish Cup title after their first came in the 1976/1977 season.

They finished runners-up in the Turkish Super Lig after Istanbul Basaksehir were crowned champions.

During his time with Hapoel Beer Sheva, Nwakaeme won the Israeli Premier League, Cup and Super Cup titles.

By James Agberebi 

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