Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo equalled the late Rashidi Yekini’ s 25- year – old goal scoring record at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday when he scored his fifth goal of the tournament against Tunisia in the third -place 1 – 0 win, Sports Extra reports .
The late Yekini scored five goals for the Eagles as they won their second AFCON title in Tunisia in 1994 .
Ighalo profited from a goalkeeping blunder from Tunisia’ s Moez Cherifia in the third minute of the encounter at Cairo’ s Al Salaam Stadium .
Three- time winners Nigeria have now finished third eight times at the tournament .
The Shanghai Shenhua striker now sits two ahead of the chasing pack of Sadio Mane , Adam Ounas and Riyad Mahrez in the AFCON 2019 top scorers race .
The Shanghai Shenhua striker however pulled his hamstring in additional time of the first half and was replaced my Victor Osimhen at the start of the second half .
DON’T MISS OUT!! ON BREAKING NEWS AND TRENDING TOPICS
Get important updates via e-mail for free, you can unsubscribe anytime
Remember:Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Advertise with us. Send us enquiries , press release.
Share your story with us:sms-+2348107564051, WhatsApp – +2348107564051 – Email – email@example.com
Receive Alerts on: WhatsApp – +2348107564051, Twitter – Loudspeaker4naija , Facebook Page -Loudspeaker4naija, Pinterest – Loudspeaker4naija.com.ng, Instagram Page – Loudspeaker4naija ,Veener – Loudspeaker4naija , www.Youtube.com/Loudspeaker Tv