John Ogu Plays Down Dispute With Hapoel Beer Sheva Fans

There was a sense of disappointment in the wake of Hapoel Beersheba’s 1- 0 home loss to Hapoel Ra’anana. on Saturday.


The Camels were hoping reduce the gap after log leaders Kiryat Shmona were defeated by Maccabi Petah Tikva, but they lost at home for the first time this season.

About 5,000 fans taunted the Hapoel Beer Sheva players at the end of the tunnel after the game, and some individual fans accompanied them with curses.

According to, midfielder John Ugo, who was probably not really used to things of this kind, did not remain indifferent and fans met him outside the stadium.

The Nigeria international took to social media to deny being involved in a misunderstanding with the fans at the Arthur Vasermil Stadium.

‘ The report on that I wanted to fight a fan or fans yesterday after our loss to Hapoel Rihanna were all false.

‘I have never done such in my entire career and I will never do such. I appreciate the fans and their support towards us,’ John Ogu said.

In 16 outings this season, John Ogu has scored 2 goals for Hapoel Beer Sheva, who are third in the standings.

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