After an inspiring performance for Genk on Saturday, Joseph Paintsil received his first man of the match award of the season.
The winger scored twice as Genk defeated Eupen 4-2 in the Belgian Pro League. After three games, Genk are in second place with two wins and a defeat.
The 24-year-old scored the opening goal of the game in the third minute for Genk before adding a second six minutes later with a cool finish.
Genk fans voted overwhelmingly for the Ghanaian to be awarded man of the match. He received 746 votes, according to Genk's Twitter account.
#GNKEUP | Met 746 stemmen is onze ???? van gisteren, Joseph Painstil.?
— KRC Genk (@KRCGenkofficial) August 7, 2022
"A brace and three big points for the weekend. We move on to the next challenge," Paintsil wrote on Twitter.
— Joseph Paintsil (@josephpaintsil_) August 6, 2022
Paintsil has two goals and an assist after three games this season.