Cyriel Dessers Joins KRC Genk

By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, Nigeria

Super Eagles forward, Cyriel Dessers has joined Belgian side, KRC Genk from Dutch Eredivisie side, Heracles Almelo. can report.

The 25-year-old emerged as the joint top goalscorer alongside Steven Berghuis after the 2019-2020 Eredivisie was abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyriel has played for OH Leuven, Lokeren, NAC Breda, and FC Utrecht before joining Heracles Almelo in 2019.

The Belgian born player of a Belgian father and Nigerian mother was invited to the Nigerian national team by coach Gernot Rohr ahead of their African Cup of Nations, AFCON Qualifiers against Sierra Leone before the outbreak of COVID-19 denied him of his debut for Nigeria.

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