Two months after joining KRC Genk, Futbalgalore.com look back at why the Belgian club is best place for Ebere Onuachu to continue his career in Europe.
He scored 66 goals in 177 appearances for Midtjylland, the returns was decent enough for Genk to splash the cash this Summer.
Ebere Onuachu left FC Midtjylland, where he had been for seven years, to continue his career abroad with Belgian giants Genk. The team is no stranger to any Nigerian, as Wilfred Ndidi, Blessing Kaku, Sunday Oliseh and Kim Ojo spent time at the club.
Looking beyond that, some of the biggest names have come through Genk, including Timothy Castagne, Kalidou Koulibaly, Christian Kabasele, Leon Bailey, Leandro Trossard, Christian Benteke, Sergei Milinkovic-Savic, Kevin de Bruyne and Thibaut Courtois. In addition, Genk are defending league champions.
One of the biggest benefits of being at Genk is that they are usually playing in either the Champions League or the Europa League. This gives an opportunity for the players to get experience playing against the European giants.
A club built on success like Genk will always be a great place to learn how playing in Europe works, especially for African players.
It also gives a player the chance to be scouted by elite clubs in Spain, Italy, England, Germany and France.
Moreover, his coach trusts his talents playing. He has also already scored five goals in all competitions this season. With all the competitions the club are playing in, Ebere Onuachu will find plenty of playing time.
Now, the focus is on Nigeria’s journey to the next Africa Cup of Nations with games against Benin Republic and Lesotho. Ebere Onuachu has shown is desire to win the games with fine form for Genk.