Michael Olunga in Line to Bag Golden Boot in Qatar as League Comes to An End

Michael Olunga in Line to Bag Golden Boot in Qatar as League Comes to An End

  • Michael Olunga is expected to win the Golden Boot award as the Qatar Stars League enters its homestretch
  • The Kenyan striker has been in hot form for Al Duhail having scored 24 goals so far this term in the league
  • Al Sadd's Andre Ayew, who is his closest challenger for the top individual prize is trailing the Harambee Stars forward by nine goals

Kenyan international Michael Olunga is on course to winning the prestigious Golden Boot award in the Qatar Stars League following a spectacular season with Al-Duhail.

The Harambee Stars skipper has been in fine form for the side, finding the back of the net 24 times this season.

Michael Olunga (14) of Al Duhail celebrates his second goal during the QNB Stars League match between Al Rayyan and Al Duhail on February 5, 2022 at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Simon Holmes/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
The Kenyan striker has been in hot form for Al Duhail having scored 24 goals so far this term in the league. Photo by Simon Holmes.
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The tally has him sitting on the summit of the goalscorers charts, with Andre Ayew, who is his closest challenger for the Golden Boot trailing him by nine goals.

However, with only one round of fixtures left to end the season, Olunga is in a pole position to win the individual top prize.

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The former Gor Mahia striker will be looking to add to his tally when they take on Al Ahli Doha at the Al Gharafa Stadium in their last game of the campaign set for Thursday, March 10.

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Incidentally, the Golden Boot will not be Olunga's only individual prize this term - having also won a number of awards during the course of the season.

Late 2021, the Kenyan star won the October/November the Qatar Stars League Player of the Month award.

At the time, the "Engineer" as he is fondly known scored five goals in five matches for his employers.

Source: Sports Brief News