The Confederation of African Football,CAF has picked Odion Ighalo’s sublime strike 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.
The match was played on Saturday.
Ighalo, who came on as a substitute for Paul Onuachu in the 72nd minute, netted the only strike four minutes later.
The Shanghai Shenhua of China forward received an exquisite back-heeled pass from Ola Aina and and curled the ball home from inside the box.
CAF said “Seven goals to choose from, but only one got our goal of the day accolade – @ighalojude of @NGSuperEagles,”
Ighalo was top scorer in the AFCON 2019 qualifiers with seven goals, one more than Burundi striker Fiston Abdoul-Razak
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