Super Eagles duo revel in winning third straight crown

Super Eagles By: Linus Onyeze | 13/05/2018

Nigeria internationals John Ogu and Anthony Nwakaeme have reacted to helping their Israeli club Hapoel Be’er Sheva clinch a third straight league championship in Israel.

Both Nigerians played pivotal roles as Be’er Sheva claimed another Israeli championship, meaning they will once again, get the chance to lay claim for a place in the group stages of the Champions League next season.

This season, midfielder Ogu has scored three goals in 27 appearances, while compatriot Nwakaeme netted 10 goals in 27 games.

“3 in a row!’ tweeted a proud Ogu.

On Saturday, Hapoel Be’er Sheva lost 1-0 at home to Maccabi Tel Aviv, but closest rivals Beitar Jerusalem could only manage a 3-3 draw at Bnei Yehuda.

Ogu’s club now have 74 points from 34 matches, seven points clear of nearest rivals Beitar Jerusalem.

The championship playoffs will end on May 21.