Onyekuru Improves Reputation In Belgium With Brace To Take Goal Tally To Ten


Hot in demand Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru scored his first brace of the season in Eupen 3-1 win over KV Ostende in one of the Boxing Day fixture in the Belgium top flight league.

The 19 year old grabbed his brace in the 1st minute of play and in the second minute of time added on after regulation time of 90 minutes.

He now has 10 goals this season, four more than he managed in the entirety of last season while playing in the second division in Belgiuim.

Already his form has caught the attention of coach of the Nigeria national team Gernot Rohr who confessed his love and admiration of the quality of the Aspire Acedemy product.

Linked with a host of clubs in Europe, Onyekuru has twice revealed his desire to play for English Premier League giants Arsenal, according to him his idol is the club’s all time scorer Thierry Henry.