Ighalo Named In Saudi Pro League’s Team of the Season

2 years ago
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Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has been named in the Saudi Arabia Professional League team of the season.

The former Manchester United striker finished last season as the top scorer of the Saudi Pro League with 24 goals.

Ighalo scored a brace for Al Hilal in the final game of the season against Al-Faisaly to help his club to the title.

The top scorer’s prize is the first for the top scorer at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in his professional career which has spanned over 17 years ago.

He scored 12 goals in 18 matches for Al Shabab before moving to Al Hilal in January, he notched another 13 for the Champions.

The 33-year-old won his first ever club trophy in his career when he led Al Hilal to the title  last season.

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Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.


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