Odion Ighalo Emerges The Highest Goal Scorer Of The 2021/2022 Season In The Saudi Pro League

Odion Ighalo has rounded off his season with Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal as the highest goal scorer of the 2021/2022 season of the Saudi Pro League.

Ighalo scored a brace in Al-Hilal’s win against already relegated Al-Faisaly with the fixture ending 2-1 at the King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh.

The former Manchester United striker found the back of the net in the seventh and 64th minutes.

The win sealed the 18th league title win for the home side who were closely being chased by fierce rivals, Al-Ittihad

Odion Ighalo joined Al Hilal in January 2022 after abruptly ending his stay at Al-Shabab, another Saudi Pro League side.

The Super Eagles striker appeared in 31 matches in the Saudi league and found the back of the net 24 times.

His tally comes from his spell with Al-Shabab where he scored 12 goals and made one assist in 18 games.

With Al Hilal, the former Watford striker made 13 appearances and scored 12 goals with 3 assists.

In the AFC Champions League, Ighalo found the back of the net twice in four appearances, while he scored once in the Club World Cup.

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