Nigerian striker, Paul Onuachu has been named the winner of the 2021 Belgian Golden Shoe award.
The Belgian First Division A disclosed this in a tweet by way of their Twitter deal with on Wednesday night time.
It tweeted, “Paul Onuachu wins the Golden Boot! Congrats, Paul!”.
Onuachu has now develop into the first-ever Nigerian and the fourth African to assert the distinguished prize.
The three Africans which have gained the award up to now earlier than Onuachu are Ivory Coast’s Aruna Dindane in 2003, Morocco’s Mbark Boussoufa in 2006 and 2010, and Democratic Republic of Congo’s Dieumerci Mbokani in 2012.
Onuachu, who at present performs for Genk, was rewarded for a good 2021 marketing campaign by which he was unstoppable in entrance of objective.
The 27-year-old scored an unimaginable 29 league objectives over your complete 2020-21 season and added one other 12 within the first half of the present marketing campaign.
The Tremendous Eagles attacker polled 333 votes to beat Membership Brugge duo, Noa Lang (272 votes) and Charles De Ketelaere (271 votes) to win the Golden Shoe.
Onuachu is at present recuperating from an damage that saved him out of Nigeria’s squad on the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon.