Anthony Nwakaeme

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Anthony Nwakaeme
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Nwakaeme playing for Hapoel Be'er Sheva in 2015
Personal information
Full name Anthony Nnaduzor Nwakaeme
Date of birth (1989-03-21) 21 March 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Hapoel Be'er Sheva
Number 9
Youth career
2006–2009 Vejle Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Universitatea Cluj 37 (8)
2010–2011 Arieșul Turda 8 (5)
2012–2013 Petrolul Ploiești 3 (0)
2013 Universitatea Cluj 10 (2)
2013–2015 Hapoel Ra'anana 55 (13)
2015– Hapoel Be'er Sheva 41 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2016 (UTC).

Anthony Nwakaeme also known as Tony (born 21 March 1989 in Lagos), is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a Forward for Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Israeli Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Arieșul Turda[edit]

Anthony Nwakaeme began his career in 2010 at Romanian club Arieșul Turda from Second Division, which was given on loan from Universitatea Cluj. He played 8 games and scored 5 goals.

Universitatea Cluj[edit]

In January 2011, He returned to Universitatea Cluj and his most productive season came in 2011–12, when he appeared in 28 matches and scored 7 goals.

Petrolul Ploiești[edit]

In the 2012–13 season, he spent the first half at Petrolul Ploiești, And played only 3 games.

Return to Universitatea Cluj[edit]

In February 2013, He returned to Universitatea Cluj and appeared in 10 matches and scored 2 goals.

Hapoel Ra'anana[edit]

On 13 August 2013 he signed to Hapoel Ra'anana. On August 31, scored the goal of his Israeli Premier League debut, a 1-1 draw against Hapoel Haifa.

Anthony became a star in Israeli football, his technical abilities are causing big clubs keep an eye on him.

Hapoel Be'er Sheva[edit]

On 24 June 2015 he signed to Hapoel Be'er Sheva. On 3 October 2015, he scored his debut goal for Be'er Sheva. This goal was also the debut goal in Turner Stadium. [1]

Club career statistics[edit]

(correct as of 11 November 2016)
Only Israeli club career statistics
Club Season League Cup League Cup / Super Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Hapoel Ra'anana 2013–14 30 6 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 32 7 7
2014–15 25 7 3 2 0 1 3 / – 0 / – 1 / – 0 0 0 30 7 5
Hapoel Be'er Sheva 2015–16 33 11 5 4 2 1 6 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 0 2 0 0 45 13 6
2016–17 8 5 4 0 0 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 9 0 0 18 6 5
Career total 96 29 19 8 3 2 9 / 1 0 / 1 2 / 1 11 0 0 125 33 23

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Hapoel Beer Sheva

Personal life[edit]

Anthony Nwakaeme, he is the younger brother of Dickson Nwakaeme.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tony signed a four year contract in Hapoel Be'er Sheva". Pulse.ng. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 

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