Guard of honour for king Olunga in Qatar

All hail king Olunga!

Guard of honour for Olunga (centre), the 2021 Asian Champions League Golden Boot winner

Harambee Satrs captain Michael Olunga has yet again had a perfect season abroad. On Tuesday, he walked through a guard of honour as he was awarded for being the top scorer in the Asian Champions League.

Olunga, who tops the scoring chart in the 12-team league, netted nine times in last season's Champions League.

Ironically, In Tuesday's match against Al Khor did not inspire him to add to his goals tally in the league after the two sides played out to a one-all draw at the Al Arabi Stadium

The Harambee Stars captain however, was involved in the opening goal. His rush through the opposition defence allowed Belgian-Brazilian Edmilson to hit the post and then Korean Nam Tae Hee to score from a close range.

Al Duhail could not hold on to their lead. On the half-hour mark, Al Khor equalised thanks to their Moroccan international Ismail El Haddad.

Although not selected for the African Cup of Nations, the former wydadi scored his fourth goal of the season.

The draw meant, Al Duhail miss the opportunity to close in on leader Al Sadd. Olunga and his partners are 5 points behind Andre Ayew’s club.

Olunga has scored 13 goals in the league this season. The October/November player of the month is two goals ahead of last season's top scorer Algerian Baghdad Bounedjah.

Topics:

More from category

Recommended articles

FIFA World Cup 2022 goalscorers (Golden Boot rankings)

FIFA World Cup 2022 goalscorers (Golden Boot rankings)

Day 12 Roundup: Belgium, Germany tell World Cup 'e go be' as Morocco, Japan top their groups

Day 12 Roundup: Belgium, Germany tell World Cup 'e go be' as Morocco, Japan top their groups

Why Roberto Martinez is no longer the coach of Belgium

Why Roberto Martinez is no longer the coach of Belgium

FIFA World Cup 2022: All results, fixtures, scores, live standings

FIFA World Cup 2022: All results, fixtures, scores, live standings

Qatar 2022: Cash-out with this betting tips for England vs Senegal

Qatar 2022: Cash-out with this betting tips for England vs Senegal

Qatar 2022: Cash-out with this betting tips for Netherland vs USA

Qatar 2022: Cash-out with this betting tips for Netherland vs USA

Belgium's not-so golden generation crash out after disappointing Croatia draw

Belgium's not-so golden generation crash out after disappointing Croatia draw

Nike team up with Liverpool shareholder LeBron James in honour of Merseyside club

Nike team up with Liverpool shareholder LeBron James in honour of Merseyside club

'I won't apologise!'- Luis Suarez to Ghana

'I won't apologise!'- Luis Suarez to Ghana