Playing In China Was The Best Moment Of My Career – Ighalo
By Our Correspondent
Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has disclosed that playing for Chinese Club Changchun Yatai in the Super League was one of the best moments of his career.
The former Manchester United attacker stated thisp in an interview when he was asked about his move to the Middle East.
“Well, I will say when I signed my deal with China. It was a good contract. And I was pleased q biggest transfer in the history of both clubs.
“I went there and played for two years. I did so well with the team. I played about 50 or 52 games with 36 goals. It was one of the best moments in my career life” he added.
Ighalo who collected the highest goalscoere’s award at the 20219 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt joined Manchester United on loan after his time with Yatai.
During his two-and-a-half-year stint in China, the 32-year-old scored 46 goals in 72 appearances in the Chinese Super League and also won the Chinese FA Cup in 2019.
He also laced his booth for newly promoted English Premier League side, Watford.
He joined Alshabab in Saudi Arabia in 2021 where he has scored 9 goals in 13 appearances.