Super Eagles Striker Onuachu On Target For Genk

By Ibrahim Taiwo , The Nigerian Voice Sports
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Paul Onuachu scored his 20th goal in the Belgian First Division A as Genk settled for a 1-1 draw against Gent.

After failing to score in Genk's 2-0 loss to Royal Excel Mouscron on Saturday, the 26-year-old returned to the score sheet with the opening goal at the Luminus Arena in the seventh minute.

He benefitted from Theo Bongonda's assist but his opener was short-lived as Roman Yaremchuk drew Gent level in the stoppage-time of the first-half.

The Nigeria international, however, did not last long on the pitch as he was replaced in the 31st minute while his compatriot Cyril Dessers and Ivory Coast's Eboue Kouassi were introduced as 85th-minute substitutes.

Also in action at the Luminus Arena were Cameroon's Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Angola's Nurio Fortuna, Gambia's Sulayman Marreh, Ivory Coast's Anderson Niangbo and Ghana's Osman Bukari who all featured for Gent.

Genk remain second in the Belgian top-flight table despite the draw with 39 points from 22 games, but they trail leaders Club Brugge by nine points while Gent are 13th in the standings with 27 points. (Goal)