Nigerians abroad: Ighalo inspires Al Hilal to Kings Cup SF; Eletu, Zeroli power AC Milan to UEFA Youth League SF

Nigerian players were in action in various competitions across Europe and Saudi Arabia, with contrasting fortunes.

In the King’s Cup quarterfinals in Riyadh, Odion Ighalo continued his fine form in front of goal as he inspired reigning Saudi league champions Al Hilal to a 3-1 victory over Al Fateh.

The former Manchester United striker scored the third goal of the encounter, taking his tally to an impressive nine goals in his last six games, including a memorable four-goal haul against Al Duhail last month.

With the win, Al Hilal booked their place in the semifinals of the…


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