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Onazi Aims Europa League Spot After Trabzonspor Win

March 13, 2018 2:14 PM
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Onazi Aims Europa League Spot After Trabzonspor Win

Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi insists Trabzonspor must get back to their winning games in the Turkish Super Lig if they are to actualy qualify for next season’s UEFA Europa League.

Trabzonspor last featured in the UEFA Europa League in the 2011/12 season where the couldn’t get past the group stage of the competition.

Onazi and his teammates bounced back from a poor run to record their third win in eight Turkish League games on Monday, defeating Akhisarspor 3-1 to move and are currently sitting on the 6th position on the Turkish League table.

Trabzonspor trail fourth-placed Fenerbahçe by eight points and Kayserispor in fifth position with two points with nine games left to play in the Turkish Super Lig.

The 25-year -ld midfielder, who has been called up for the Super Eagles international friendlies against Poland and Serbia, told CSN: “It was a good win and I am happy to have started again as well.

“But we must keep winning games to finish as high as we can in the table and maybe get a Europa League ticket. There are still quite a number of games to play.”

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