Former Super Eagles Forward, Odion Ighalo, Joins Al Wehda in Saudi Arabia
In a significant transfer development, former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has officially become a part of Saudi Arabia’s Al Wehda, a prominent presence in the Saudi Arabia Professional League.
Putting pen to paper on a two-year contract, Ighalo’s signing with the Mecca-based club was confirmed on Tuesday, marking an exciting new chapter in his professional journey.
Having bid farewell to his former club Al Hilal in June after his contract ended, the 34-year-old Nigerian striker’s transition to Al Wehda has garnered attention. Ighalo’s remarkable career trajectory has also seen him previously contribute to Saudi football while playing for Al Shabab.
A highlight in his recent Saudi League experience, Ighalo clinched the top scorer title with an impressive 20 goals in a single season. This achievement underlines his potency on the field and his ability to significantly impact matches.
Furthermore, Ighalo achieved success at Al Hilal by securing both the league title and the King’s Cup during his tenure, demonstrating his prowess and contributions to his previous Saudi club.
As he begins this new chapter with Al Wehda, the football world will be eager to witness how Ighalo’s skills and experience contribute to the success of his new team.