Paul Onuachu says Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly is the toughest opponent he ever faced

Paul Onuachu says Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly is the toughest opponent he ever faced

- Paul Onuachu was the star of the show when the Super Eagles defeated Egypt in Asaba

- The FC Mitdjland striker scored a sensational goal after eight seconds to win it for Nigeria

- Onuachu revealed that Napoli center-back Kalidou Koulibaly is his toughest opponent

Paul Onuachu has been on the lips of Nigerian fans following his eye-catching performance in Super Eagles 1-0 win over Egypt in Asaba.

The Nigerian international who just made his second appearance for the country within the space of four days, scored a superb volley within eight seconds of the game.

Onuachu caused all sort of problems for the Egyptian defenders - winning free kicks, completing dribbles and passes, as well as posting a man-of-the match performance.

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The FC Mitdjland center-forward exclusively revealed to Legit.ng the most difficult defender he has ever faced in his career.

"I've played against a lot of players, some you remember, sometime you don't remember and most of them are tough.

"But I remember I played against Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. We played against them in Naples, I'll say he is one of the toughest defender I've played against," he told LegitSports.

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Legit.ng reporter then teased the striker if he does not mind playing against Senegalese at the AFCON 2019 tournament in Egypt in June, Onuachu said:

"It does not matter for me because I played against him three years back, so if I face him again, of course anything can happen in football."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Super Eagles defeated Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

Paul Onuachu scored right from the blast of the whistle as he volleyed home his shot after nine seconds in the match.

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