The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Burundi by a lone goal during their opening match at the ongoing African Cup nation.
Second half substitute proved to be the match-winner as his well-taken goal proved to be the difference between sides.
Consequently, Nigerians have taken to their Twitter handles to sing his praise.
And that’s how we won the match
Who noticed Ighalo was a second away from being cursed by Nigerians?#NGABDI
— ROY OFFICIAL (@Ridroy98) June 22, 2019
— The Ekiti Senator (@kotila_adedayo) June 22, 2019
— ocha-lin (@nellehdee) June 22, 2019
Yes,it’s okay but almost backfired thank God for that swift reaction from ighalo. Up 9ja.
— omopariola (@poyet01) June 22, 2019