REPORT: Super Eagles star Onuachu joins Odey in Belgium club

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 23/08/2019

Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu has joined former MFM star Stephen Odey in Belgium club KRC Genk from Danish side FC Midtjylland.

The 25-years-old Nigeria international has inked a five-year contract with the Blue-White, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2024.

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 Belgium club Genk announced the signing of Onuachu on their official website on Thursday evening.

“KRC Genk reached an agreement with Danish [club] FC Midtjylland about the transfer of Paul Onuachu. The 25-year-old Nigerian striker signed a contract until 2024,” the Belgian club stated.

“Paul Onuachu is a good striker. With his 2.1m [height], he is very present in the box, strong in duels both in the air and on the ground. At FC Midtjylland, Paul played no fewer than 181 matches, [scored] 74 goals and 23 assists in recent seasons. He is also a Nigeria international with 6 caps and one goal.

“KRC Genk are proud to add Onuachu to their attack, and looks forward to his matches at the Luminus Arena.”

Onuachu scored 74 goals and recorded 23 assists in 181 appearances for Midtjylland and he was part of Super Eagles side that won the bronze medal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.