Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu scored his 16th goal in the Belgian Jupiler this season as Genk won visiting Kortrijk 2-0 on Sunday. The Nigerian in terminational also had an assist as he set up Black Stars of Ghana forward Joseph Paintsil for Genk’s second goal.
Paul Onuachu Scores in Genk 2-0 Win Against Kortrijk
It was Paintsil’s first goal for Genk since his brace in the Belgian Cup defeat to Club Brugge on the 1st of December 2021. While 19th September 2021 was the last time Paintsil scored in the Belgian league in a 2-1 away win. He has just two league goals this season.
Sunday’s fixture against Kortrijk, Paul Onuachu opened the scoring for Genk in the 17th minute before providing the assist for his Ghanaian teammate just five minutes after the opening goal. Paul Onuachu has now taken his tally to 18 in 33 games in all competitions this season. And following the win, Genk maintains eighth place on 44 points – Europa League play-off spot – in the league table.