Eagles Newbie Onyekuru Nets Brace In Final Game For Eupen


Super Eagles of Nigeria latest invitee Henry Onyekuru waved goodbye to the fans of Eupen with a brace in their 2-3 loss to Roeselare in the Belgium play-offs.


Roeselare took the lead through former Nigeria U-20 and 23 forward Saviour Godwin ‎, and his team were cruising to a 3-0 win before Onyekuru struck twice in two minutes to help his team put some respect to the scoreline.

The brace takes his tally to 25 for the season in all competitions for modest side Eupen, who are campaigning in the top division in Belgium for the first time.

19 year old Onyekuru has longed voiced out his desire to finish as top scorer in the league, and his brace today pulls him three goals clear in the race to be top scorer with one round of game left to be played in the play-offs‎.

West Ham United, Southampton and Crystal Palace have all sounded out his representative over a move in the summer, with Eupen demanding a fee in the region of £7m for his transfer.

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Ade Emmanuel