By Johnny Edward:
Hapoel Beer Sheva forward, Anthony Nwakaeme, is delighted to have won the Israeli best player award for the 2016/2017 season for the first time in four years reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Nwakaeme who is Hapoel Beer Sheva's top scorer with 18 goals in all competititons this term thanked his teammates, coaches and every player who voted for him in the polls.
The 28 year old forward previously featured for Arieşul Turda, Universitatea Cluj, Petrolul Ploieşti and Hapoel Ra'anana before joining The Camels two seasons ago.
He express his delight at surpassing his goal scoring record in a season since he began his European career in 2010.
"It's a big feat for me and I'm delighted to have won the award," Nwakaeme told Completesportsnigeria.com.
"Particularly to have surpassed my previous season goal tally shows I'm improving.
"We won the league with four games to play. That shows the hardwork and committment we put into the season. I hope we can be better than this season next League season, and in the European competititon.
Nwakaeme also wrote via his Instagram wall: "I'm so happy to have won the best player in the League. Thanks to my teammates, coaches and everyone that voted for me. Special thanks to my bro John Ogu."