Odion Ighalo scored his fifth goal of the season as Al Wedha SC defeated Abha 4-0 on Friday, September 22, 2023. SportsRation reports.
The Saudi Arabia Pro League week seven clash was a comfortable cruise for Odion Ighalo and his teammates, the Nigerian who was on for 90 minutes completed the rout when he scored in the 88th minute.
Ighalo joined Al Wedha SC in August as a free agent and has played five games with his five goals helping his new club to seventh place on the standing with twelve points.
In the win over Abha SC, C. Goodwin opened the goal rush for Al Wedha SC in the 8th minute. The home team were 2-0 up in the 24th minute through Al-Hafith’s goal.
Two other goals in the second half ensured a comfortable win for Al Wedha SC, F. Fajr made it 3-0 in the 65th minute, before former Al Hilal forward Odion Ighalo capped the result with the fourth goal with two minutes of regulation time to go.
A prolific goal-scorer who is constantly in reckoning for the top-scorer award in Saudi Arabia, Ighalo joins the list of leading scorers in the Pro League, with Al Nassr forward Cristiano Ronaldo on top with nine goals.