Kenya’s international striker Michael Olunga has continued with his bullish form in the Japan’s J-League ahead of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers next week.
Olunga, also called Engineer, was on the mark as his side Kashiwa Reysal fell to Urawa Red Diamonds 3-2 at Saitama Stadium, Saitama Sunday.
The former Gor Mahia marksman opened the scoring in the 32nd minute but Kazuki Nagasawa leveled for the homies six minutes later.
Shinzo Koroki put Urawa in the lead in the 41st minute but Yusuke Segawa managed to restore parity at the hour mark.
Shinzo sealed the win for Urawa with nine minutes to go for his brace.
The goal was Olunga’s second in five matches. He has also assisted one.
The former Girona forward is expected to lead Kenya’s attack when they meet Ethiopia in Bahir Dar next week Wednesday in the 2019 Afcon qualifiers.
He was instrumental in the Harambee Stars historic 1-0 against Ghana in the last qualifiers last month.
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