Southampton Target Onyekuru Makes Final Shortlist For Best African Player In Belgium

Posted on Apr 21 2017 - 3:22pm by admin

KAS Eupen Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru made the ultimate record of five for the prestigious Ebony Shoe Award in Belgium, which is given to one of the best player of African descent in the League.

Onyekuru has scored 18 targets this season, with 14 coming in the league for Eupen, in what’s his first season within the high flight in Belgium, due to the fact graduating from the prestigious Aspire Academy in Qatar.

His fantastic kind has lead to pastime from a few groups around Europe with Southampton, the latest workforce to sign up for in his chase, as exclusively mentioned with the aid of this football portal all the way through the route of the week.

He faces competitors from Zulte Waregem Senegalese megastar Mbaye Leye, Sofiane Hanni from Algeria who plays for Anderlecht, Landry Dimata of KV Oostende who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Belgium world who has Congolese roots Youri Tielemans and performs for Anderlecht .

The 19 year outdated is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Nigerian stars like former Chelsea ace Celestine Babayaro who received the award all the way through his time at Anderlecht, as well as Daniel Amokachi ‎who received it twice throughout his time at club Brugge. Victor Ikpeba and Godwin Okpara are the opposite Nigerians who’ve won the award previously.

‎Sofiane Hanni who is in the run for this 12 months award, received the award ultimate 12 months throughout his time with KV Mechelen.

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