Super Eagles striker continues remarkable form for club and country, grabs 26th league goal of the season

Super Eagles striker continues remarkable form for club and country, grabs 26th league goal of the season

- Paul Onuachu can not stop scoring goals for Genk as he netted his 26th of the season

- The Super Eagles forward was among the scorers in Genk's 3-2 win over OH Leuven

- The 26-year-old scored a goal each in Nigeria's AFCON 2022 qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho

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Paul Onuachu was on target again for his club Genk when they defeated OH Leuven by 3-2 in a week 32 Jupiler League game, Goal.

The Nigerian international took his tally to 26 goals in 31 league matches making him one of the most in-form strikers in Europe.

The 26-year-old scored his side's third goal that made the scores 3-1 which later proved the match-winner despite a late goal from Thomas Henry.

Super Eagles striker continues remarkable form for cub and country, grabs 26th league goal of the season
Paul Onuachu continues remarkable form for cub and country as he grabbed his 26th league goal of the season. Photo by Jeroen Meuwsen
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Onuachu performed beyond expectations during the last two matches of the just concluded AFCON 2022 qualifiers.

The lanky forward made the headlines in the Super Eagles 1-0 wi Benin after heading home the decisive goal deep into injury time.

He also volleyed home Nigeria's third goal in the 3-0 win over Lesotho in the final game played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Onuachu's Genk are currently in third position on the league table despite leading other goalscorers in the Belgian topflight division.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng also reported that Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu has thanked Nigerians following his late strike that sunk the Squirrels of Benin right in their backyard in Porto-Novo.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the AFCON 2021 showpiece in Cameroon as Onuachu headed home a rebound after a goal-mouth scramble to help his side win 1-0 away from home.

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Nigerians had blasted Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for failing to include the Genk striker in the squad despite him scoring 27 goals so far for his club this season.

Legit.ng also reported that the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday evening, March 30, rounded up their qualifiers for the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon with an emphatic 3-0 win over Lesotho.

Players of the three-time African champions produced a superb performance in this game with the likes of Victor Osimhen, Etebo and Paul Onuachu getting the goals for the Super Eagles.

Lesotho started the match impressively with their forwards making some dangerous run, but Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was superb in his department.

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