Odion Ighalo

By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde

Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria 


Odion Ighalo has won Manchester United’s March Goal-of-the-Month award, for his sparkling effort against LASK in the UEFA Europa League.

The Nigerian’s driven shot to open the scoring against the Austrians, after some skilled ball juggling in the build-up, took home 32 per cent of your votes in our Official App.

Ighalo narrowly beat off fierce competition from Scott McTominay, whose memorable late goal against Manchester City received 26 per cent. Bruno Fernandes’s first strike from open play for the Reds, at Everton, finished third in the poll with 16 per cent.

CoronaVirus (COVID-19) outbreak truncated Manchester United’s in the month of March as their English Premier League and UEFA Europa League Round of 32 Return fixture with LASK was put on hold in order to avert the spread of the virus.

Odion Ighalo joined Manchester United on loan from Chinese side, Shanghai Shenhua. Reports has it that the Chinese side is trying to increase his pay to ensure his return to China after his loan spell as they also intend to call up fellow Nigerian, Obafemi Martins in the bid to replace him if Ighalo decides to stay at Manchester United.


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