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Ghana U23 forward Joseph Paintsil scores as KRC Genk thump Saint Eloois in Belgian Cup

Published on: 27 October 2021

Ghana U23 attacker Joseph Paintsil was on the scoresheet for KRC Genk in the Belgian Cup on Wednesday as they maul lower-tier side Saint Eloois.

Paintsil netted his second goal of the season as Genk recorded 6-0 victory in the round of 32 of the cup competition.

England-born Nigerian forward Ike Ugbo opened the scoring for Genk in the 34th minute before Mexican defender Gerardo Arteaga in three minutes to increase the lead.

Paintsil added his goal just a minute from recess with a fine finish.

Ugbo scored again in the 80th minute before Swiss midfielder Bastien Toma sealed the victory for Genk with two minutes to the end of the match.

The 23-year-old Ghanaian player has two goals in 7 appearances in all competitions this campaign for the Belgian Jupiler Pro League outfit.

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