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AFCON 2019: Super Eagles’ Ighalo Finishes Qualifiers As Top Scorer




Super Eagles top number nine, Odion Ighalo, has finished the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series, as the top scorer.

The Chinese based Shanghai Shenhua striker finished with seven goals.

The Nigerian frontman netted one more goal than Fiston Abdul-Razak of Burundi, who scored six.

Ighalo bagged one against Seychelles, a brace against Libya, a hat-trick against Libya, and one against Seychelles in the final rounds to move top on the list.

Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, will be banking on Ighalo to make an impact in this year’s competition.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.