SUPER EAGLES

Watch Odion Ighalo score winning goal for Al-Hilal against former side Al-Shabab

Ighalo scored in the 105th minute to send Al-Hilal to the final of the King's Cup of Champions.

Odion Ighalo scored for Al-Hilal against Al-Shabab

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo was on target for Al-Hilal as they recorded a 2-1 victory against his former side Al-Shabab on Sunday, April 4, 2022.

The game between Al-Hilal and Al-Shabab was a semifinal King's Cup of Champions fixture.

The first half ended without a goal, but Ever Banega converted a penalty in the 63rd minute to give Al-Shabab the lead.

Salman Al-Faraj would equalize for Al-Hilal in the 72nd minute as the game ended level at the end of 90 minutes.

To start extra-time, Ighalo scored in the 105th minute to put Al-Hilal ahead against their rivals.

Al-Hilal would hold on in the second-half of extra-time to seal the win. This is the second time would scores against his former side Al-Shabab since he joined from Al-Hilal earlier in the year.

Ighalo took to his official Instagram account to celebrate the victory against his former side.

Along with a video of the goal was a message that said, "Through to the king’s Cup Final. You can’t fight Grace."

With the victory, Ighalo and his Al-Hilal teammates are through to the final of the King's Cup of Champions.

Ighalo will aim to find the back of the net when Al-Hilal takes on Sharjah in an AFC Champions League group stage game scheduled to take place on Friday, April 8, 2022.

More from category

Recommended articles

NPFL Review: Rivers United go seven points clear; MFM nick a point in Ibadan

NPFL Review: Rivers United go seven points clear; MFM nick a point in Ibadan

Reactions as Inter's victory not enough to stop Milan's Scudetto triumph

Reactions as Inter's victory not enough to stop Milan's Scudetto triumph

Reactions as AC Milan thrash Sassuolo 3-0 to win Scudetto

Reactions as AC Milan thrash Sassuolo 3-0 to win Scudetto

All 4 Nigerians missing as Watford lose to Chelsea in final game of the season

All 4 Nigerians missing as Watford lose to Chelsea in final game of the season

No show for Ihenacho as Lookman helps Leicester City finish on a high

No show for Ihenacho as Lookman helps Leicester City finish on a high

Iwobi's handball not enough as Arsenal fail to reach Champions League despite thrashing Everton

Iwobi's handball not enough as Arsenal fail to reach Champions League despite thrashing Everton