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Ferdinand Congratulates Ighalo On First Man United Goal

Ferdinand Congratulates Ighalo On First  Man United Goal

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has congratulated former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo who opened his Red Devils goals account, in their Europa League win against 10-man Club Brugge, Completesports.com reports.

Ighalo scored his first goal for United after doubling their lead in the 34th minute of their second-leg round of 32 clash at Old Trafford on Thursday.

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The game was Ighalo’s first start since joining United on loan from Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.

Reacting to Ighalo’s goal, Ferdinand wrote on his verified Twitter handle: “Congrats @ighalojude Special moment for you & your family!” 

Bruno Fernandes gave United the lead from the penalty spot on 27 minutes after a Simon Deli stopped a goalbound shot with his arm and was sent off.

Scott McTominay made it 3-0 in the 41st minute while Fred netted the fourth and fifth goals in the 82nd and 90th minutes respectively.

By James Agberebi

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  • Pompei 1 year ago

    Thanks Rio. Now patiently waiting for Gary Neville, Paul Merson and Neil Warnock to open their mouths.

  • GLORY 1 year ago

    Ighalo will pack good amount of sawdust into the mouths of those 3 muturu…

    • KangA 1 year ago

      Don’t worry yourself; they won’t talk—shell shocked. I have unofficially named Ighalo’s first goal “SILENCER”