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Super Eagles forward Paul Onauchu wins Belgian League Player of the year award

Super Eagles and Genk forward Paul Onuachu has won the Jupiler Pro League Professional Footballer of the Year award for the 2020/21 season.

The 26-year-old beat Club Brugge’s Noa Lang and Beerschot’s Raphael Holzhauser to the individual prize.

The Nigerian forward also picked the Golden Shoe Award following a brilliant performance for Genk.

Onauchu Wins Belgian Pro League Player Of The Year Award

The Nigeria international scored 33 goals and provided five assists in 38 league appearances for the Smurfs.

The Nigeria international played a key role as Genk won the Belgian Cup and came second behind Club Brugge in the league.

He has been linked with a move away from the club with Sevilla, Liverpool, Celtic and RB Leipzig said to be interested in his services.

Meanwhile, Genk has described Paul Onuachu a legend of their club.

Genk wrote on Twitter:”Congratulations Paul! AS a club, we are of course very proud of this election of Paul. He is already a legend of KRC Genk.”

Onuachu made the Super Eagles final 24-man squad unveiled on Monday for their international friendly against Cameroon on 4th of June in Austria.

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