Former Super Eagles Star Who is Christian Celebrates Eid-Al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia

Former Super Eagles Star Who is Christian Celebrates Eid-Al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia

- Odion Ighalo was spotted celebrating the Eid-Al-Fitr with Muslims in Saudi Arabia

- The Al Shabab FC striker wore a white Jalamia in a recent photo taken at his base

- The 31-year-old played for top Premier League clubs including Watford and Man United

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Odion Ighalo has joined Muslims all over the world in celebrating Eid-El-Fitri when he was spotted wearing a white Jalamia in his base in Saudi Arabia, Twitter.

The former Nigerian international currently plies his trade with Saudi-based side Al Shabab FC since completing his loan spell with Premier League giants Manchester United in January.

The 31-year-old who has scored three goals in nine league matches this season wore a beautiful smile as he posed for a photo.

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The former Watford striker called it quits with the Super Eagles shortly after the AFCON 2019 tournament where Nigerian came third.

He was the tournaments' top goalscorer with five goals and one assist and was among ten players shortlisted for the African Footballer of the Year.

Former Super Eagles star who is Christian celebrates Eid-Al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia
Former Super Eagles star Odion Ighalo celebrates Eid-Al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia.
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Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr is still keen on Ighalo returning to the international scene to help the young players develop.

However, the former Watford striker is yet to respond and has excused himself from the national team to focus on his club career.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Man City legend Paul Stewart has recommended that the Premier League giants could re-sign Kelechi Iheanacho due to his current form for Leicester City, The Nation reports.

The Nigerian international has been in good form for the Foxes in the past few months scoring nine goals in eight games.

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The 24-year-old also won the Player of the Month award for March and has been nominated for the accolade for the month of April.

Legit.ng also reported that Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho helped Leicester City salvage a point for themselves in their Premier League 1-1 draw against Southampton earlier this weekend.

The 24-year-old provided the assist for Jonny Evans' 68th-minute goal at St Mary's Stadium to stretch their unbeaten run in the league to three games.

His recent performance has now positioned him as the most resurgent player in the Premier League in the last six games - taking over from Tottenham Hotspur legend Harry Kane according to football stats website, whoscored.com.

Source: Legit.ng

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