Previous Wimbledon and Aston Villa striker John Fashanu has showered praise on Genk forward Paul Onuachu, depicting him as the best Nigerian striker at the moment
The 26-year-old has been in fantastic structure for the Luminus Arena outfit this season scoring 25 goals across all competitions and giving two assists. His glimmering exhibitions helped the Blue and White to their present third spot within the Belgian First Division A subsequent to building 46 points from 29 games. The forward collaborated with the Blue and White within the late spring of 2019 from Danish club FC Midtjylland and has now discovered the rear of the net 33 times in 50 games. Fashanu has adulated the lean place ahead for his fine goalscoring structure for the Luminus Arena outfit this season. "He is the best Nigerian striker at this moment, the record justifies itself with real evidence," Fashanu told the Punch. "His record states that he is the best Nigerian striker until further notice. Something different may happen tomorrow, however for the time being, he's surely the best."
Onuachu has attempted to duplicate his noteworthy club exhibitions for the Nigeria national team, having just scored one goal in nine appearances for the Super Eagles. The three-time African heroes will face the Republic of Benin and Lesotho within the 2022 Africa Cup of nations qualifiers this month. Fashanu believes the center forward merits a spot in Gernot Rohr's group for the experiences, given his exhibitions for Genk. "You can't disregard him for the Afcon qualifiers. just in case you're really amazing in one position, you've got the right to be chosen; you've got the right to possess a spot," he proceeded. "As it goes for every top footballer when you're really great, you must be given that chance since you almost certainly won't have it later on and that i will be shocked if Onuachu doesn't get welcomed for the Afcon qualifiers." Nigeria as of now lead Group L with eight points and a success over Benin or Lesotho will seal their place at the mainland masterpiece in Cameroon. Fashanu represented England at the international level during his playing years in spite of his eligibility to include for Nigeria.