Paul Onuachu

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Nigeria forward Paul Onuachu scored twice as Genk defeated Kortrijk 2-1 in their Belgian Pro League clash on Saturday, PNO Sports reports.

Onuachu opened scoring for the Smurfs in the 37th minute.

Comoros midfielder, Faiz Selemani equalised for the visitors two minutes before the hour mark.

Onuachu however fired home the winning goal from the penalty spot 11 minutes from time.

The 27-year-old has scored three goals in eight league appearances for Genk this season.

The Smurfs have now won their last four league games.

The former league champions  now occupy second position on the log, two points behind leaders Antwerp.