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FIFA COMPETITION IGHALO TO FACE CHELSEA IN FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP SEMI FINAL

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Odion Ighalo’s Al Hilal will face Chelsea in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup on Wednesday.

Ighalo became the first Nigeria player to score in the FIFA Club World Cup after the Asian Champions League winners came from behind to rout Al Jazira 6-1 on Sunday.

Abdoulay Diaby scored first for UAE Pro League champions Al Jazirain front before  Ighalo and Matheus Pereira scored to complete the comeback.

 

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Mohamed Kanno headed in a corner to increase Al Hilal’s lead on 57 minutes and Salem Al Dawsari added a fourth with a composed finish at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium.

Moussa Marega and Andre Carrillo completed a thumping win with late goals for Leonardo Jardim’s side, the record four-time Asian champions and 17-time Saudi league winners.

Ighalo and his teammates would be hoping to upset Chelsea for a place in the final.

Ighalo To Face Chelsea In FIFA Club World Cup Semi Final (africatopsports.com)

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