Nigerian sports star, Anthony Nwakaeme has been awarded a statue in Turkey for his valuable contributions at Super Lig side Trabzonspor.
The 32-year-old footballer, who joined the Turkish club from Hapoel Be’er Sheva in 2018, has made over 90 appearances for the club, with over 20 goals to his name.
Nigerian football journalist Oluwashina Okeleji shared the information on social media and also said that the image was mounted in Trabzon by Adem Birsen.
Speaking about the statue, Adem Birsen said, ” We wanted to make a bust of Nwakaeme, we wanted the very intelligent man to identify with Trabzon. We made it with the cap of our legendary name Ahmet Suat Özyazc?. It was a long construction process in 5-6 months. We had it done with a special sculptor. We love and admire him very much. If Fenerbahçe has Alex, we have Nwakaeme. We love him very much, he should continue to score, he is our everything.”