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Nwakaeme up to double figures in Israel

Anthony Nwakaeme continued his impressive run in Israel’s Ligat ha'Al (top division) on Tuesday with yet another goal for Hapoel Be'er Sheva in the 2-0 win over Maccabi Haifa.

The Nigerian attacker struck in the 36th minute of the contest decided at Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium to put his side 1-0 in front before Ben Sahar doubled the lead from the penalty spot on the hour.

Nwakaeme has been fine fettle this season, scoring goals for fun and firing his side his to the top of the standings in Israel.

He is now the league’s top scorer with 10 goals with all of his efforts coming from open play.

Nwakaeme’s 10 goals have been scored in 15 league matches and he has netted 13 goals in all competitions for Hapoel this season.

The 27-year-old scored 11 goals in 34 league matches for the club last season.


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