Saudi King’s Cup: Igbalo On Target To Help Al Hilal Book Semi-final Spot

Former Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo, was on target as his team, Al Hilal defeated Al Fateh 3-1 to qualify for the semi-finals of the King’s Cup in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

Ighalo bagged his goal six minutes before stoppage time to make it 3-1 in favour of Al Hilal.

Odion Ighalo

AL Hihal took the lead in the 17th minute courtesy of a penalty converted by Mohammed Kanno before Feras Al Brikan equalized in the 27th minute.   

Al Hilal then took the lead through a Michael goal scored three minutes into the second half.

See Also: Joao Felix To Return To Athletico Madrid

Ighalo and his teammates will now face Al Ittihad in the semi-finals on 22nd April, 2023.

The Nigerian has scored three goals in his last two games for Al Hilal and also netted eight in his last five matches.

The former Watford striker has scored 11 goals in 15 league games.

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *