By Izuchukwu Okosi
Celtic right-back Hatem Abd Elhamed has has handed a ringing endorsement of Nigerian striker Anthony Nwakaeme ahead of the 2020/2021 season and calls for the signing of the striker.
The Bhoys will begin the defense of their title from August 1 when the new season starts and in a Question and Answer session as reported by Daily Record the defender did acknowledge that there are indeed good players at Celtic but the addition of Nwakaeme to the side will be vital.
“I play with some amazing players at Celtic but there was a Nigerian player called Anthony Nwakaeme at my old club. He was unreal,” Hatem Abd Elhamed said in a Twitter Question and Answer session.
Elhamed was referring to their time together at Hapoel Be’er Sheva where he scored 47 goals in three seasons.
In response to his recommendation, the club’s fans took up the gauntlet and asked that manager Neil Lennon sign the Super Rosstsrvit44 simply said: ” Announce Nwakaeme @ Celtic while @kevibHa51783699 commented tersely with two words: “sign him.”
@TN_67 directed his request to the manager saying: “Lennon sign him up.”
@Joker87 said “left winger and his stats are pretty decent, goals and assists”.
Nwakaeme has notched up 11 league goals in 27 appearances for Trabzonspor this season.
PS: This story was first published on All Nigeria Soccer website.