By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu is closing in on his first major title in Europe after helping Hapoel Beer Sheva to qualify for their first final , defeating Hapoel Afula 7-0, reports Completesportsnigeria.com
The Nigerian alongside his compatriot Austin Ejide who was on from start to finish will now face Nosa Igiebor’s Maccabi Tel Aviv who defeated Maccabi Ahi Nazrat 3-0 to qualify for the final.
The former Uniao de Lieria star revealed to Completesportsnigeria.com after the game how desperate he is to win a title in Europe.
“I really want this title and I by God’s grace Hapoel will win,” Ogu told Completesportsnigeria.com.
The 27 year old star however tweeted after the game: “YES!!!!! Finale!!!Great God.”
Ogu has played 29 games and has scored four goals for Hapoel Beer Sheva this season.
In Russia, Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow crashed out of the Russian Cup.