Following his match-winning heroics against Burundi, the China based forward is set to start for the Super Eagles today.
Odion Ighalo is fit enough to start for Nigeria in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea.
Head coach Gernot Rohr confirmed that the 30-year-old has recovered sufficiently from the muscle injury suffered while on duty for Shanghai Shenhua.
The knock subsequently robbed him of a starting place against Burundi – although he made an instant impact in the encounter as a substitute where he got Nigeria’s lone strike.
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