Igbalo Bags Brace As Al Shabab Squander 3 Goal Lead

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

Former Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo netted a brace as his club Al Shabab drew 3-3 with Al Ittifaq in their Saudi Professional Football League clash at the King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh on Saturday night.

Al Shabab led 3-0 but the visitors fought back to earn a share of the spoils in the game.

Ighalo put the Lions ahead in the 39th minute following an assist from Moteb Al-Harbi.

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The home team doubled their advantage late in the first half with Eva Banega converting from the spot.

Banega set up Ighalo for the third goal five minutes after the break.

Al Ittifaq then rallied back through goals from Walid Azarou, Robin Quaison and Ibrahim Mahnashi.

Source: CompleteSports

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