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Okereke Beats Onuachu, Dessers To Belgian League Title As Club Brugge Are Crowned Champions 

Okereke Beats Onuachu, Dessers To Belgian League Title As Club Brugge Are Crowned Champions 

Club Brugge, that parade Nigerian striker David Okereke has emerged champions of the Belgian league for the 2020/2021 season, Completesports.com reports.

Club Brugge were confirmed champions after they held Anderlecht to a 3-3 draw, in their penultimate four-team league title play-off on Thursday.

Okereke, who was named among the substitutes for the game, was brought on in the 86th minute.

It is his second Belgian topflight title with Club Brugge after winning it last season.

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This means Okereke and Club Brugge finished ahead Paul Onuachu and Cyriel Dessers’ Genk.

A defeat for Club Brugge would have seen Genk remain in the title race after their 4-0 win against Royal Antwerp on Thursday night.

Dessers got on the score sheet while Onuachu grabbed two assists.

Onuachu and Dessers will have to make do with the Belgian Cup which they won this campaign.

By James Agberebi

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  • Tunsak 4 weeks ago

    Has Club Brugge really won? I can’t see this news anywhere else. Genk still have to play Brugge on Sunday 3 points adrift but with better GD. (See table below). Pls. reconfirm

    # Team MP D P
    1 Club Brugge 5 -2 44
    2 Genk 5 9 41
    3 Anderlecht 5 -1 33
    4 Antwerp 5 -6 32

    • Dlastdon05 4 weeks ago

      Goals for or against doesn’t decide who wins the league in Belgium,incase there is a tie like you mention above in the championship play off, the Team that won the regular league season become the champion,that’s why it’s brugge because they won the regular season,hope this explains it better.

      • Tunsak 4 weeks ago

        Thanks bro. I have been looking for this clarity from everywhere.

    • Greenturf 4 weeks ago

      I am confused myself because I reckon Genk has all to play for as all they have to do is win on Sunday and with a higher goal difference should finish as champions.But with this news on complete sports I’m really confused perhaps head to head rules from the first stage of the league where in favour of club Brugge.There must be something we don’t know which may have gone in favour of club Brugge.
      Meanwhile,I supported Genk to win the league obviously because of the two Nigerians Onuachu especially for all his efforts for the team would have been a good sent forth for the beanpole striker who has exceeded expectations in his breakthrough season,as he prepares to move on.

    • Aleks 4 weeks ago

      Was also confused when I saw the headline, and read through the report. Club Brugge is ahead with 3 points but Genk has a higher goal difference, and both sides will clash on Sunday in the last game of the championship round. If Genk wins by any margin whatsoever, there’ll top the table. So how then can Club Brugge be declared champions? I advise Completesports to conduct their due diligence and retract the report if necessary.

    • Dlastdon05 4 weeks ago

      Goals for or against doesn’t count in Belgium guys, where there is a tie in the championship playoff like the scenario given above,the winner of the regular season is the champion,remember Brugge was the winner of the regular season in Belgium, hence they are the champions regardless of what happen in the last match against Genk,best scenario will be Genk winning which doesn’t matter they will both tie but with Brugge winning the regular season,they are already champion

  • Omesiete 4 weeks ago

    The news is not real. The final match on Sunday will decide

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