Former Nigeria International Odion Ighalo was on target as Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League following a 3-1 defeat of Shabab Al Ahli of the United Arab Emirates at Al Janoub Stadium in Doha on Monday, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
Ighalo, the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations’ top scorer, opened the scoring for Al Hilal in the 17th minute after good attacking work from Mali’s Moussa Marega.
Odion Ighalo's goal for Al-Hilal in the AFC Champions League last night.
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Jang Hyang Soon double Al Hilal advantage in the 73rd minute before Ighalo was replaced in the 75th minute of the game.
Vietto sealed the game in the 79th minute while Kharbin reduced the tally for the Dubai club and ended the 3-1 in favour of Al Hilal.