Odion Ighalo Posts Stunning Video of His Mother Watching His Game Live for 1st Time

Odion Ighalo Posts Stunning Video of His Mother Watching His Game Live for 1st Time

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM

- Odion Ighalo scored a goal on Wednesday night, May 19, as Al-Shabab beat Al-Ain 5-1

- Mother of the Super Eagles legend was live at the stadium for the very first time

- Ighalo expressed happiness to see his lovely mother watching him live after 16 years

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Super Eagles legend Odion Ighalo has posted adorable video of his lovely mother watching his game live for the very first time in his 16th years of professional football career.

Odion Ighalo is one of the most successful Nigerian footballers considering what the former Watford striker has been able to acquire since he started his football career.

Gone are the days when Odion Ighalo used to play football on the streets in Lagos. Today, the 31-year-old can look up and thank his Creator for how well his career has been.

On Wednesday night, May 19, Odion Ighalo and his teammates at Al-Shabab hosted Al-Ain in Saudi Arabian League game which they won 5-1.

It was an incredible result for Odion Ighalo and his teammates as they now occupy the second position on the League table with 51 points after 28 games played.

Seba scored the first goal for Al-Shabab in the 36th minute before Odion Ighalo made it 2-0 for the hosts with a fantastic goal in the 41st minute.

According to the video the Nigerian striker posted, his mother can be seen celebrating his goal at the stands telling her son that she is impressed.

The former Manchester United expressed happiness that his mother was able to make it to the stadium for the first time.

''For the first time since 16 years Of My Professional Career, Mama was able to watch me play Live in the Stadium which is one Of the Happiest Days of my Life,''
Odion Ighalo.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo in action for Al-Shabab. Photo: Odion Ighalo
Source: Twitter

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo was the man of the match on Monday, March 1, as he scored the two goals which helped his Saudi Arabian side Al Shabab to beat Damac in League encounter.

The former Manchester United striker proved that he is the goal machine considering his incredible performance for Al Shabab in this game against Damac.

Despite playing the tie with ten men, Odion Ighalo and his teammates were still able to get the three maximum points.

Odion Ighalo scored the first goal in the 12th minute, but the visitors restored parity seven minutes later through Zelaya.

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