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Ighalo starts for Al Hilal in Club World Cup clash with hosts, Morocco’s Wydad AC




Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo is expected to star for Saudi Arabia’s side, Al Hilal in this Saturday’s FIFA Club World Cup duel with African champions, Wydad Casablanca of Morocco.

The Nigerian striker is assigned his trademark shirt number 9 and he is on the starting line up. In goal for his side is Abdullah Almayouf who is also the captain.

Others are Ali Abdulahi, Gustavo Cuellar, Nasser Aldawsari Moussa Marega, Jang Hyunsoo, Mohammed Kanno,

Salem Aldawsari, Saud Abdulhamid and Michael, wearing the odd number 96.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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