Odion Ighalo scores two goals to fire Al Hilal into AFC Champions League next round
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Odion Ighalo scores two goals to fire Al Hilal into AFC Champions League next round

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo scored a brace to fire Al Hilal to a 3-0 away win against FC Istiklol in an AFC Champions League game on Tuesday.

The Nigerian striker helped his Saudi-based club to their 4th win in Group A with a convincing win against the Tajikistan club.

Odion Ighalo scored the first goal in the 8th minute and completed his brace in the 33rd minute of the game.

Salem Al-Dawsari completed the 3-0 rout in the 92nd minute of the game at the Prince Faisal bin Fahad Stadium.

Al Hilal who now have won all 4 group games, top the group with 12 points and also secure a spot in the next round with two games to spare.

So far this season, Odion Ighalo has scored a total of 25 goals in 31 games.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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