Nwakaeme Happy To net Fourth goal in Israel

Published on: 01 December 2017

Nwakaeme Happy To Net Fourth Goal In Israel Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel striker, Anthony Nwakaeme has expressed happiness at his ability to net his fourth goal in the Land of Milk and Honey, as he was on target away to Beitar Jerusalem.

Nwakaeme was on target for Hapoel Beer-Sheva in their 2-2 away draw against 10-man Beitar Jerusalem in the Israeli top flight on Monday.

Also in action for Beer-Sheva was John Ogu who played for 90 minutes, as Beitar took the lead in the 52nd minute before Nwakaeme drew Hapoel level in the 55th minute.

A minute later, Beitar were reduced to 10 men following a straight red card shown to Michael Seroshtan. Hapoel Beer-Sheva took advantage of their numerical advantage and went 2-1 up through Maor Melikson, but Erik Sabo equalised for Beitar in the 92nd minute, to earn them a share of the spoils.

The draw left Hapoel second on 24 points in the league table, same points as leaders Hapoel Haifa who are ahead on superior goals scored.

It was Nwakaeme’s fourth after nine league games in the Israeli Premier League this season, but the Velje Football Academy product says the most important thing for him was that he was able to draw his side level in the 55th minute.