Nigerian Footballer, Anthony Nwakaeme’s Statue Erected In Turkey

Nigerian Footballer, Anthony Nwakaeme's Statue Erected In Turkey

Nigerian Footballer, Anthony Nwakaeme’s Statue Erected In Turkey

Nigerian professional footballer, Anthony Nwakaeme has been honored with a huge statue in Turkey for his impressive contributions at Süper Lig side Trabzonspor.

The 32-year-old left-winger, 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 news on his social media platform adding that the image was erected in Trabzon by Adem Birsen.

Nigerian Footballer, Anthony Nwakaeme's Statue Erected In Turkey

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.”

Kudos Mr Nwakaeme!

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