Watch as Odion Ighalo scores 16th league goal to help Al-Hilal beat league leaders Al-Ittihad FC
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Watch as Odion Ighalo scores 16th league goal to help Al-Hilal beat league leaders Al-Ittihad FC

Remains top scorer in the Saudi top flight league

Odion Ighalo has chalked his 16th league goal of the season in the Saudi Arabia league to help Al-Hilal secure a 2-1 win against league leaders Al-Ittihad FC on Tuesday.

The Nigerian striker showed great composure and technical ability to restore his sides lead in the cracker at the MRSOOL Park.

Salem Al-Dawsari 16th minutes strike puts the home team in front in the 16th minute of the game before Haroune Camara scored the equalizer in the 59th minute.

Then in the 68th minute of the game, Odion Ighalo scored the winning goal with a great finish.

The goal marked Odion Ighalo’s 16th in the league, the highest by anyone in the league.

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With the win, Al-Hilal remained in 4th place with 43 points from 21 games, while Al-Ittihad FC maintain the top spot with 54 points from 23 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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