Anthony Nwakaeme (born 21 March 1989), also known as Tony, is a Nigerian footballer who plays as forward for Trabzonspor in Super Lig , Turkey .
Anthony Nwakaeme who is one of the leading scorers in the Turkish league and the division plays for the same club Skipper of the Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi play for, Trabzonspor.
While being I nterviewed by Anthony Bekederemo of Brillo FM, Anthony Nwakeme opened up on life in his club , Trabzonspor and his relationship with teammates John Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi .
“I am happy having John Mikel Obi and Onazi In the same club with me. Having John Mikel Obi and Onazi is a great experience. With what I know about football, this man Mikel Obi is a legend. It is great having your brothers with you in a foreign land “ .
On hanging out with the boys he said : “Mikel is a very funny and quiet guy and I am also the same kind of guy , we don’t really hang out and in Trabzon there is no where you can find Nigerian food except you go to Instabul “
On why he hasn’t been called up to play for the Super Eagles since 2017 . He said if he is called tomorrow morning, he will park his bag and fly into Nigeria. “If am called I am happy, if I am not called no problem. I played well in Egypt for Nigeria but since then I have not been called to play for the Super Eagles , I don’t know the reason but it doesn’t bother me“