Ghanaian winger Joseph Paintsil bagged his third goal of the 2022-2023 Belgian Jupiler Pro League Season in Genk’s latest win.
Paintsil was on the score sheet in Genk’s 4-0 win over RFC Seraing to move to first place in the 18 team league standings after playing six games. Genk lead the league with 15 points.
Former Tema Youth player Paintsil, scored Genk’s second goal in the 57th minute by tucking the ball under Seraing Goalkeeper Guillame Dietsch off an assist from Tresor Ndayishimiye. (Click highlighted text to watch goal)
Ndayishimiye added two more goals with the fourth goal coming via central defender Christophe Lepoint to give Genk a league leading 19 goals for the season.
Fellow Ghanaian Daniel Opare played in a right wing back role for bottom ranked Seraing in the loss.
Paintsil continues to enjoy a strong start to the season as he pushes for a place in Ghana’s team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar; he has three goals and two assists in six games to his name this season.