OLUNGA EYES GOLDEN BOOT OF THE J-LEAGUE IN JAPAN

Dec, 2nd 2020 – Kenyan international Michael Olunga has continued with his fine form in the J league in Japan as he scored his 26th goal of the season to help his team  Kashiwa Reysol beat  Vegalta Sendai 2-0.

The stars forward is on course to win the  Golden Boot with only six matches left to the end of the season. Olunga missed the two Harambee stars matches against Comoros due to the Covid-19 pandemic dealing a major blow to the national team qualification to the AFCON after collecting only one out of six  from the islanders.

In the 60th minute, he was on target as a ball delivered by Silva was not cleared by Sendai defender and the striker brought it home with his right foot.

This is the third time in a row Kenya International has scored since they were forced into self isolation when their camp in late October reported six cases of coronavirus.

On the 21st of November, Harambee stars was on target when Kashiwa Reysol went down 2-1 to Sagan Tosu and also last Wednesday in the 4-1 defeat against Kashima Antlers.

Olunga in an interview said that his target is to score in the remaining sic matches noting that it will not be an easy task. He told reporters that, “Each and every game is very tough but I try to give my best. I thank my teammates for creating space and scoring opportunities for me. I will do my best in the last six games, push and see how many goals I will score.”

Already leading with 75 points, Kawasaki Frontale have been declared winners of the league title having 17 more than Gamba Osaka who are second with four matches to go.

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