CAF’s matchday three goal of the day goes to Nigeria’s Ighalo - watch
The Confederation of African Football has picked Odion Ighalo’s superb finish in Nigeria’s 1-0 win against Burundi as the best goal of Match Day 2 at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Ighalo, who came on as a substitute for Paul Onuachu in the 72nd minute, netted the decisive strike four minutes later.
The Shanghai Shenhua of China striker received a sublime back-heeled pass from Ola Aina and and curled the ball home from inside the box to give Nigeria the winner.
“Seven goals to choose from, but only one got our goal of the day accolade – @ighalojude of @NGSuperEagles,” read a tweet on CAF’s official website.
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