Nigeria vs Cameroon: Twitter Explodes After Ighalo's MOTM Display
Odion Ighalo was outstanding against Cameroon [Photo: Danky of Port Harcourt/Twitter]
Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo is garnering praise on social media following his Man-Of-The-Match (MOTM) display against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round of 16 clash in Egypt on Saturday.

Concise news reports that Ighalo netted two goals and created one as the three-time African champions edged the defending champions in a thrilling five-goal affair in Alexandria.

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With the goal, the Shanghai Greenland Shenhua man is a contender for the AFCON 2019 golden boot. Presently, he has three goals.

Ighalo now boast of three goals in his last three competitive outings against the continent’s giants.

At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ighalo was heavily criticised following the Super Eagles loss to Argentina in their last group game. In fact, some Nigerians went as far as laying into his family. Now, he is a hero.


See some reactions from Twitter below: