Ighalo Hat-trick Enters SPL History Books


Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick to inspire Al Wehda 4-2 victory against Damac FC at the King Abdul Aziz Stadium, in the Saudi Pro League.

Ighalo, who joined the Red Giants on a free transfer after his contract with Al Hilal expired, now has four goals in as many matches for his new team.


In the match that marked the resumption of the league after the international break, the Nigerian found the back of the net three times inside 35 minutes, making him the fastest hat-trick scorer in the league, according to the SPL.

Odion Ighalo’s impressive feat also earned him a place among the top goal scorers in the league this season.

He joins the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Roberto Firmino, as well as Malcom and Aleksandr Mitrovic.


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