Hat-trick for Mbwana Samatta in Belgium
Tanzanian International Mbwana Ally Samatta scored a hat-trick as KRC Genk beat Brondy from Denmark 5-2 in a UEFA Europa League qualifier played on Thursday 23rd August at the Luminus Arena in Genk, Belgium.
Samatta opened the scoring in the 37th minute and Leandro Trossard doubled the lead just before the break with a well taken penalty.
The visitors came back a much rejuvated side and pulled one back through Hjörtur Hermannsson in the 47th minute. They leveled the scores through Polish striker Kamil Wilczek in the 51st minute as they continued to dominate the early proceedings of the second half.
Samatta put Genk ahead one more time in the 55th minute and scored another in the 70th minute to make it 4-2. Leandro Trossard scored the final goal at stoppage time.
Genk is also doing well in the domestic league as they are second on the log with 10 points from 4 matches. Samatta has started 3 games and scored 2 goals so far.