The Nigerian striker earned a point for the Black Sea Storm to retain their unbeaten start in the league campaign
Trabzonspor continued its good goal in the Turkish Super Light with its fourth goal of the season in their 2-2 draw against Galatasaray on Sunday.
Nwakaeme have scored at least one goal in each of their four league games for Abdullah Avci’s team this season and his equalizer in the 62nd minute scored a goal for the hosts at Senol Gunes Stadium to put up their unbeaten run after four games. to knit.
Trabzonspor were trailing in the first half after Emre Kilinc’s doubles gave Galatasaray a two-goal lead, but it was halved by Andreas Cornelius, four minutes before half-time.
Later in the second half, Nwakaeme ensured that the Black Sea Storm avoided defeat when he finished Marek Hamsik’s help shortly after the hour. The Super Eagles striker has played the entire length, and he has scored three goals from his personal goal of seven goals in 34 league games last season.
Guinea forward Fode Koita was also on parade for the hosts when he was introduced to Cornelius in the 82nd minute. Galatasaray, on the other hand, had Congo’s Christian Luyindama and Egypt’s Mostafa Mohamed in action, while Senegal’s forward Mbaye Diagne was an unused substitute.
Despite the decline at home, Trabzonspor are tied with 10 points with leaders Besiktas after four games, while third place Fenerbahce and fourth place Konyaspor are also at 10 points, but with a smaller goal difference.
Nwakaeme will aim to help the Avci team expand its impressive form when they visit Kasimpasa for their next league match on 18 September.
A few weeks ago, Trabzonspor fans honored Nwakaeme with a statue in the Turkish city of Trabzon.
The fans describe the 32-year-old as ‘their everything’ that has been in the Senol Gunes Stadium since 2018.
He has scored 32 goals so far in 94 Super Light matches, and he has also played a role in helping Trabzonspor win the Turkish Cup and the 2020 Super Cup.