FC Midtjylland forward Paul Ebere Onuachu scored arguably the fastest goal in the history of Nigeria’s Super Eagles in their 1-0 win over Egypt in a friendly on Tuesday.
Onuachu proved to football fans in the country why Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr invited him to the senior national team.
Webrings you all you need to know about the 24-year-old striker who is now very popular among football fans.
Here are ten things about Paul Onuachu
- Paul Ebere Onuachu moved to Danish club FC Midtjylland in 2012, on a scholarship, from their affiliate team in Nigeria, FC Ebedei.
2. Paul was born 28 May 1994 (age 24) in Owerri
3. Paul Onuachu is 6ft 7in
4. He made his full Debut for Nigeria in our Friendly match against Egypt 25/3/2019
5. In 2015, he was called into the Nigerian U-23 Team
6. He currently plays for FC Midtjylland
7. Paul has made 126 senior appearances for FC Midtjylland and scored 49 goals
8. In March 2019 he received his first call-up to the Nigerian senior national team
9. He holds the record of the fastest ever scored for Nigeria.
10. Onuachu market value according to transfermarkt.co.uk is currently at £2.25m