Red-hot Joseph Paintsil scores for Genk in draw at Eupen

Published on: 01 February 2023

Red-hot Ghana winger Joseph Paintsil scored for KRC Genk in their 1-1 draw against KAS Eupen on Wednesday in round 22 of the Belgian Pro League.

It is his ninth goal of the season in the Belgium top flight.

Paintsil, who turned 25 today, opened the scoring 17 minutes into the game at Kehrwegstadion.

Stef Peeters levelled the score for the hosts through the penalty spot nine minutes after Paintsil had scored the opener.

No further goals were scored in the game as it finished in a draw, ending Genk's three-game winning streak.

Joseph Paintsil now has 18 goal contributions in 19 games, nine goals and nine assists in the Belgian Pro League.

Compatriot Mubarak Wakaso was an 89th minute substitute while Manaf Nurudeen was unsued.