Odion Ighalo talks tough ahead of Al-Hilal CWC semi clash against Chelsea

Odion Ighalo talks tough ahead of Al-Hilal CWC semi clash against Chelsea

Odion Ighalo has warned Chelsea FC ahead of his Saudi club, Al-Hilal Club World Cup semifinal clash against the European champions.

The AFC Champions are full of confidence after their 6-1 convincing comeback win against Al Jazira in the competition quarterfinal.

Odion Ighalo who scored the first goal in the 6-1 rout said he is aware of Chelsea’s qualities but he and his Al-Hilal teammates don’t know defeat and would be out to punish the English club.

“When you think about the teams you are going to face in the Club World Cup, high level and big teams that won in their continent,” Ighalo FIFA official website.

“We’re going to play against Chelsea, a good team which I have played against before, but as you know, the goal of the team and the fans is to win because this team doesn’t understand losing.”

The first semifinal will be played today at 5:30 pm between South American champions, Palmeiras, and African champions, Al Ahly.

While Odion Ighalo’s Al-Hilal will play against Chelsea in the second semifinal on Wednesday by 5:30 pm.

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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