Ighalo Rushes Back Home To Have Dinner With his Mom Immediately After Nigeria vs Cape Verde

Ighalo Rushes Back Home To Have Dinner With his Mom Immediately After Nigeria vs Cape Verde

  • Odion Ighalo paid a visit to his mother after Nigeria played a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde in their final group game
  • The Super Eagles qualified into playoffs and will play a two-legged match to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World cup
  • Ighalo was recalled back into the team by Gernot Rohr and featured in both games against Liberia and Cape Verde

Odion Ighalo quickly rushed back home to say hello to his mum shortly after the Super Eagles were held by Cape Verde at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.

The Al-Shabab striker failed to find the back of the net but will be happy with his performance against the Blue Sharksin Surulere.

Ighalo visits mum after Super Eagles game
Odion Ighalo paid a visit to his mum immediately after the Super Eagles game against Cape Verde and was served with homemade delicacy. Photo by @ighalojude
Source: Instagram

Ighalo visiting his mum after the Super Eagles game against Cape Verde

Ighalo posted a video on his Instagram to pay homepage this beloved mum popularly known as 'Mama Al-Shabab'.

The 33-year-old was reigned with eulogies from his mum as she called him 'the true son of Igahlo' and spoke their local dialect as she hugged him.

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In another video posted by the former Man United star, he was seated on the dining table with his mother as he was served rice, cucumber, eggs, beef, plantain and sausages for dinner.

The striker could not resist the food prepared by his mum as they dined together after a rough day serving the national team.

Ighalo made a sensational return to the Super Eagles after almost two years off and featured in both qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde.

The ex-Watford forward was not looking too sharp but he made some key passes to his strike-partner Victor Osimhen which nearly threatened the Cape Verdian goalkeeper.

Osimhen receives cash prize of N2m for a man-of-the-match performance against cape Verde

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Victor Osimhen was undoubtedly rewarded for his performance against Cape Verde as he was given the man-of-the-match award which came with a cash prize of N2m.

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Osimhen also won the Most Valuable Player award and will get another one million naira for winning that.

The Super Eagles striker opened the scoring in the first minute of the game as he sent the fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium to rapturous celebrations.

Super Eagles forced to a draw by Cape Verde but qualify for playoffs

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the 2022 World Cup play-offs after finishing top of Group C in the qualifiers thanks to a 1-1 draw against Cape Verde.

It was a dream start for the Super Eagles as a cross somehow found its way to Victor Osimhen who tucked home to give Nigeria a 1-0 lead.

But four minutes later, the visitors restored parity after Gernot Rohr's men failed to clear their lines with Stopira getting on the end of a corner to make it 1-1.

Source: Sports Brief News

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