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Odion Ighalo’s Nigeria career - By The Numbers

16:19 EAT 20/07/2019
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Following his retirement from international duty, Goal looks at key stats that sum up the forward's time in the national team

  • Odion Ighalo - Nigeria vs. Argentina

    0

    The 30-year-old was never sent off in his four-year career in the national team, however, he failed to score a goal in his first and only World Cup outing.
  • Odion Ighalo of Nigeria celebrates a goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, 3rd and 4th place match

    1

    His only success with Nigeria was their third-place finish at Afcon 2019 in Egypt
  • Ahmed Musa, Ighalo - Nigeria

    2

    He represented Nigeria in two major tournaments - 2018 Fifa World Cup and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
  • Odion Ighalo, Jamilu Collins - Algeria vs Nigeria

    5

    The number of goals scored by Ighalo in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which earned him the tournament's Golden Boot.
  • Odion Ighalo

    7

    The goals scored by the former Watford star during the 2019 Afcon qualifiers, the most by any player.
  • Ighalo - Super Eagles

    16

    The total number of goals scored by the 30-year-old, which makes him the seventh all-time top scorer in the national team history.
  • Odion Ighalo Nigeria Cameroon Africa Cup of Nations 060719

    35

    The total number of appearances made by Ighalo in the Super Eagles' shirt.