The Black Stars striker ended his nine-game aim drought within the Turkish top-flight together with his first-half double on the Senol Gunes Stadium
Ghana star Caleb Ekuban has despatched South Africa a warning forward of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers together with his two objectives in Trabzonspor’s 4-1 thumping of Ankaragucu on Saturday.
The 26-year-old ended his aim drought within the Turkish Tremendous Lig in fashion after discovering the again of the web because the Black Sea Storm defeated Genclerbirligi on January 23.
Ekuban obtained the hosts off to a flying begin together with his eighth-minute opener, but it surely was cancelled out by Ibrahim Akdag’s penalty within the 26th minute.
Three minutes later, the Ghana worldwide restored Trabzonspor’s lead and Djaniny Tavares made it 3-1 on the half-hour mark as they cruised into the break.
Ekuban was substituted within the 85th minute for DR Congo striker Benik Afobe, nonetheless, Edgar Miguel Ie wrapped up the three factors together with his aim within the 94th minute.
Nigeria’s Anthony Nwakaeme was additionally in motion for Trabzonspor however he couldn’t finish his look forward to his first aim since February 8 (towards Yeni Malatyaspor).
Nwakaeme has scored six objectives in 25 league appearances to this point on this marketing campaign and he trails Ekuban who’s the membership’s main goalscorer by two objectives within the league.
Ghana’s Joseph Paintsil alongside Senegal’s Aliou Badji and Assane Diousse had been on parade for Trabzonspor however their contributions couldn’t cease Ankaragucu from falling to Abdullah Avci’s males.
Trabzonspor are unmoved in fourth place they usually path Tremendous Lig leaders Besiktas by eight factors after gathering 55 factors from 30 matches.
Following Saturday’s heroics, Ekuban will likely be anticipated to show his consideration to the Black Stars’ upcoming Afcon qualifiers towards South Africa and Sao Tome.
They’re at present stage on 9 factors with Bafana Bafana after 4 matches in Group C whereas Sudan are third with six factors from the identical variety of video games.
Charles Akonnor’s facet will hope to safe qualification for the continental match billed for Cameroon in 2022 once they journey to South Africa on March 25 they usually host Sao Tome and Principe three days later.