Sun 07 February 2021 | 9:49

Ighalo's debut for Al Shabab results in a victory

The 31-year-old striker was sent to his debut fight since he moved to Al Shabab from Shanghai Shenhua.

Odion Ighalo

featured for

Al Shabab

in the Saudi Pro League clash against Al Raed on Saturday which resulted in their victory. It was his first match since December 2 when he was substituted in the 90th minute to perform in his

Champions League

debut in

Manchester United

’s 2-1 loss to

Paris Saint-Germain


Saturday’s victory has seen Al Shabab top of the Pro League table, two points clear of the second-placed



Ighalo departed Manchester United after his loan contract expired as he only played once in the

Premier League

this season. Taking that into consideration, Al Shabab offered the former Manchester United striker a two-and-a-half-year deal. Saudi Arabia is the sixth country the 31-year-old has featured for and he will try to break his duck in its top-flight. Ighalo will appear in the clash against

Al Nassr

on February 13 and help his new side finish their sixth unbeaten game.

source: SportMob

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