Super Eagles Striker Onuachu Emerges Best Player, Top Scorer In Belgium

Paul Onuachu
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KRC Genk of Belgium striker, Paul Onuachu, has emerged as the highest goal scorer and won the Jupiler Pro League Professional Footballer of the Year award.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria player scored 33 goals and provided five assists in 38 league appearances to pick the Golden Shoe Award in the league.

Onuachu, 26, ended the league as the top scorer and helped his side to a third place finish in the just concluded 2020/2021 league season.

The striker who scored the late winner in Super Eagles AFCON qualifier victory against Benin Republic also helped Genk win the Belgian Cup following a 2-1 win against Standard Liege where he provided the assist for his side’s second goal.

In a tweet, his club described him as a legend.

Genk tweeted, “Congratulations Paul! As a club, we are of course very proud of Paul. He is already a legend of KRC Genk.”

Onuachu has recently been linked to Arsenal and a host of other clubs across Europe’s top leagues.

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