Jubilation As Super Eagles Legend Wins Prestigious Award

Jubilation As Super Eagles Legend Wins Prestigious Award

- Odion Ighalo has been named Al Shabab's Player of the Month for May after his impressive display for them

- The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations golden boot winner moved to Saudi Arabia from Manchester United in January

- Ighalo found the back of the net nine times in 13 appearnaces for the club with three other assists credited to his name

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Nigerian legend Odion Ighalo has bagged his first player of the month since he moved to the Saudi professional league earlier in the year.

The 31-year-old joined Al–Shabab on two and a half years deal after his contract was not renewed by Manchester United in January.

Despite joining them halfway through the season, the former Watford striker made 13 appearances and scored nine goals with three assists in the process.

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His presence has also seen them move to the second position on the table this season having finished outside of the top four in the past.

Jubilation as Super Eagles legend wins prestigious award
Super Eagles star Odion Ighalo celebrating one of his goals for Al Shabab. Credit - @ighalojude
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The former Super Eagles attacker has now been crowned Al–Shabab's player of the month for May after an impressive performance.

Ighalo scored brace in their 4-3 triumph over Al-Ettifaq and alsi inspired them to a 5-1 win over Al-Hilal Riyadh in the month under review.

The three-time Premier League player of the month winner will now be hoping to fire his club to triumph next season after a much impressive display on the table. Meanwhile, his deal with them will expire in the summer of 2023.

Odion Ighalo scored two goals in last game of the season for Al Shabab

Legit.ng earlier reported that Former Nigerian international Odion Ighalo has continued to receive all the accolades since his arrival at Saudi Arabian outfit Al Shabab.

The 31-year-old inspired the club with two goals as they defeat Al Wehda 3-0 in the final game of the season in the Saudi topflight.

Ighalo who joined Saudi Professional League club side on a two-and-a-half-year contract in February ends the season in style.

Source: Sports Brief News