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Super Eagles’ Paul Onuachu wins Belgian Player of the Year, Golden Bull Awards


Onuachu Belgian Player of the Year Golden Bull Awards

Super Eagles forward, Paul Onuachu, has been crowned Professional Footballer of the Year 2020/21 in the Belgian Jupiler Pro League after a fantastic season.

The KRC Genk striker was voted the best player of the past season by his colleagues having netted 33 goals to become the highest goal scorer in the league.

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Asides from winning this year’s player of the year award, Onuachu’s free-scoring form also helped his club to the Belgian Cup.

The lanky striker also broke Wesley Sonck’s 20-year record in the league with his 33 goals in 38 matches to clinch the Golden Bull award.

Onuachu beat the likes of Thomas Henry (21), Gianni Bruno (20), Roman Yaremchuk (20), Lukas Nmecha (18), Yuma Suzuki (17), Noa Noëll Lang (16), Ike Dominique Ugbo (16), Théo Bongonda Mbul’Ofeko Batombo (16), Raphael Holzhauser (16) to win the top goalscorer’s award.

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His club, KRC Genk, took to their official Twitter handle to celebrate their 6.5ft tall goal-scoring machine.

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

He was recently named in Gernot Rohr’s 24-man squad to face five-time African Champions, Cameroon, in the international friendly in Austria next week.

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