Nigeria defeated Libya 3-2 in Tuesday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to displace South Africa at the summit of Group E.
Football enthusiasts across social media have praised the team’s fighting spirit and Ighalo who scored five goals in the doubleheader fixture. See comments below:
Ighalo with 6 goals in 3 games for the @NGSuperEagles including a hat-trick and a brace 💯
— Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (@Ebuka) October 16, 2018
Ighalo hattrick. Lol, the stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
— Iseunife The First (@Shawnife_) October 13, 2018
Ighalo now has 4 goals and 1 assist in 100 minutes against Libya.
Give him the Balon D'or already.
— Elvis Tunde ⚓ (@Tunnyking) October 16, 2018
Odion Ighalo with 5 goals in his last 2 matches, Cristiano Ronaldo with 0 goals in his last 2 matches. Ighalo is the goat, Cristiano Ronaldo is the Asun.
— AJALA (@UNCLE_AJALA) October 16, 2018
#IncaseYouDidntKnow : Odion Jude Ighalo scored 5 goals against Libya in the space of 1 week.
— AURA❤️COOL (@TWEETORACLE) October 16, 2018
— CITY 105.1FM (@CITY1051) October 16, 2018
5 goals in two matches
Nah. This is not the Ighalo we took to Russia.
— Mazi Ibe (@I_pissVodka) October 16, 2018
— Proudly NG🇳🇬 (@s0m3b0di) October 13, 2018