Nigeria international Paul Onuachu has been announced as the 2020/21 Belgian Pro League Player of the Year.
The 26-year-old marksman played an instrumental role in helping his club, KRC Genk finish second on the Pro League standings this term.
Onuachu remarkably scored 33 goals in 38 league games and he also amassed 35 strikes across all competitions in the current campaign.
Therefore, the towering centre forward also scooped the Pro League’s Golden Boot award.
The Pro League released the following statement on their official website:
“After a fantastic season in the Jupiler Pro League, Paul Onuachu is awarded the Professional Footballer of the Year trophy,” a statement read.
“Paul Onuachu can call himself the Professional Footballer of the Jupiler Pro League for a year. The KRC Genk striker was voted the best player of the past season by his colleagues.
“Onuachu scored 33 times last season, making it the player with the most goals behind his name. The attacker not only won this trophy this year, he also became the top scorer of the Jupiler Pro League and took the Belgian Cup together with Genk. Congratulations, Paul.”
Onuachu is part of Nigeria’s squad which is set to take on Cameroon in an international friendly game on June 4.