Trabzonspor face African Cup of Nations crisis

Trabzonspor face African Cup of Nations crisis [divider]

Trabzonspor will be without Algerian international Carl Medjani, Mali international Mustapha Yatabaré and Guinea international Kevin Constant against Sivasspor.

All four players are currently representing their country at the African Cup of Nations 2015.

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Ghana international Abdul Majeed Waris and Algeria international Essiad Belkalem were also set to play in the competition but had to be removed from the squad due to injury.

The Black Sea Storm will be without their two first choice centre backs and had to bring in centre-back Uğur Demirok from Akhisar to bolster the defence over the winter transfer period.

The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations which will be hosted by Equatorial Guinea. is held from 17 January to 8 February 2015.

Trabzonspor could also be without Greek international Papadopoulos due to injury and Mustafa Akbaş is out suspended.

Ersun Yanal may be forced to play fullback Jose Bosingwa as a centre-back against Sivasspor.

The Black Sea Storm are currently in 6th place on 23 points.