Super Eagles Target Nwakaeme Takes Goal Tally To Five In Four Games With Brace In Cup Game


The goal scoring form of Nigerian forward Anthony Nwakaeme for Israeli side Hapoel Be’er Sheva, which has caught the attention of coach Gernot Rohr of the Super Eagles continued with a brace in their 2-1 Cup win over Maccabi Haifa.

In what can be termed as the biggest Cup game in Israel in the latest round of the Toto Cup, the Nigerian truck twice in a space of one minute, he gave his side a second half 2-0 lead in the 77th and 78th minute before Nikita Rukavytsya scored a consolation from the spot for Maccabi Haifa, three minutes from full time.

27 year old Nwakeme has been in fine goal scoring form for the Israeli side netting in their last four games both in Europe and in various domestic championship.

He started his goal scoring form a week ago when he netted against Hapoel Haifa and took it to the next game which was the Europa League tie against Inter Milan, a comeback 3-2 win.

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Last weekend he was on target for the third game running netting in the 2-0 away win over Hapoel Kfar Saba in the league before his recent goal against Maccabi Haifa in the Cup.