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Nigerias Onuachu fires Brazil warning with brace for Samatta’s Genk

Nigeria’s Paul Onuachu fires Brazil warning with brace for Samatta’s Genk |

African All Stars

22:35 BST 06/10/2019

Paul Onuachu

Before heading for international duty, the 25-year-old found the net twice as the Smurfs secured their fourth home victory this season

Nigeria international Paul Onuachu has sent a stern warning to Brazil with a brace in Genk’s 2-1 victory over Royal Excel Mouscron on Sunday.

The lanky forward – who replaced Ianis Hagi, got two second-half strikes to neutralise Jonah Osabutey’s first goal for Bernd Hollerbach’s men.

The ex-Midtjylland man has now extended his tally in the Belgian First Division A to four goals in four games as the Smurfs moved to third in the log with 12 points.

Tanzania international Mbwana Samatta was on parade from start to finish, while Stephen Odey made a cameo appearance after coming in for Theo Bongonda.

Onuachu is one of the seven strikers picked by Gernot Rohr’s men for the Singapore friendly against five-time world champions, Brazil on October 13.

The game serves as preparation for November’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

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