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Joseph Paintsil bags motm award in Genk’s huge win

He provided two assists to cushion Genk to an emphatic 4:0 win

Ghanaian winger, Joseph Paintsil once again showed why he is the fulcrum for Genk after winning the man of the match award in the team’s heavy win this weekend.

Even though he didn’t score as expected of him, the 25-year old provided two assists to cushion Genk to an emphatic 4:0 win over RWD Molenbeek on Saturday.

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Paintsil was all over the pitch, showcasing his amazing skills which wowed the spectators at the Edmond Machtens-Stadion.

He played a key role in opening the scoring after just 30 minutes, assisting Gambia forward Alieu Fadera’s goal.

Seven minutes later, Bryan Heynen added a second goal, and then Daniel Muñoz found the net in the 44th minute, giving Genk a commanding 3-0 lead at halftime.

In the 70th minute, Paintsil once again showcased his playmaking prowess, providing an assist for Genk’s fourth goal, sealing the team’s victory.

Paintsil is continuing from his impeccable form last season where he was named Genk’s third-best player. This was after scoring 17 goals and providing 11 assists in 36 league games, playing a vital role in Genk’s pursuit of the championship.

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