Nigerian Becomes Coach of Super Lig Side,Trabzonspors,Wins First Match

July 25 21:37 2020

English-born coach of Nigerian descent, Eddie Ikem Newton has won his first match as caretaker coach of super lig side Trabzonspor.

Ikem who took charge of the team’s last league match after the head coach,Hüseyin Çimşir decided to leave the burgundy-blue team after they failed to win the league title

Eddie Newton takes charge of the club’s last league match against
Kayserispor which they won by 2-1 with goals from F.Novak and A.sorloth to seal secomd place and a champions league spot for next season.

Blues legend Newton, who is famous for scoring in the 1997 FA Cup final vs Middlesbrough, was an assistant coach to Frank Lampard at Chelsea and previously worked in the same capacity with Roberto Di Matteo and Guus Hiddink.

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