Odion Ighalo, Anthony Nwakaeme Score In Saudi Arabia League
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By Amaechi Agbo
Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo and his compatriot, Anthony Nwakaeme scored for their various clubs on Friday in the Saudi Arabia Professional League.
Ighalo, who was top scorer in the Saudi League last season scored one of the goals as his side Al Hilal’s thrashed Al Wehda 3-0 at home.
His teammates, Moussa Marega and Luciano Vetto scored the first and third goals respectively while the former Manchester United star netted the second for Ramon Diaz’s side.
It’s goal number 3 for Ighalo in four league outings for the defending champions in the current season. He netted 24 goals in his debut season to win the Golden Boot award in the previous calendar.
On his part, Anthony Nwakaeme scored his first goal to help his club, Al Feiha secure an away point against host Alba at the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium
Saleh Jamaan opened scoring for the home team on 65 minutes but Nwakaeme restored parity for the visitors on the 77th minute.
Both Nigerians will be at home with their club’s in their next fixtures as Ighalo’s Al Hilal will take on Al-Taawoun while Al Feiha will battle Al-Shabab. Both matches will hold on October 2nd after the September FIFA windows