Paul Onuachu did not have a good time in his move from Belgian side, KRC Genk, to Southampton during the January transfer window
Super Eagles forward, Paul Onuachu, has explained why he left the game early during the match between his new club, Trabzonspor, and Besiktas JK, Soccernet.ng reports.
Onuachu made an impressive start at Trabzonspor, scoring his debut goal for the team in the 29th minute of the game. This marked his first goal since his transfer from KRC Genk to Southampton in January.
The former Genk forward joined Trabzonspor on a season-long loan after experiencing limited playing time with Southampton.
Before scoring his debut goal, Onuachu sustained a knock from a rough tackle by Salih Ucan.
However, he managed to rise and connect with Enis Bardhi’s cross, providing the home team with the lead.
Watch the video here:
GOL | Trabzonspor 1-0 Beşiktaş #TSvBJK
29′ Paul Onuachu pic.twitter.com/jfrngZLg0A
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After the game, Onuachu expressed his joy at scoring his first goal for the Turkish side, stating, “I am proud to score a goal in my first match. Everyone fought hard.”
Addressing his early exit from the game, Onuachu clarified, “I think my injury is not very serious. I left the game to prevent it from getting worse.”
While there has been no official update on the severity of Onuachu’s injury, fans are hopeful that the tall striker will continue to build on his success in upcoming matches.