The first team star of Saudi club Al-Hilal dealt a heavy blow to his team as he lost the AFC Champions League title to his Japanese counterpart Urawa Red Diamonds in Saitama, Japan.
Today, the leader of Saudi Arabia lost the title of Asian champion at the hands of Urawa with a score (2-1) on aggregate in the first and second matches in the final round of the championship. AFC Champions League 2022.
The Al Hilal star refuses to continue with the team after losing the AFC Champions League.
And according to the Okaz newspaper, the Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo refuses to continue working in the blue team and wants to move to one of the Persian Gulf leagues.
The newspaper indicated that the Nigerian player would prefer to join one of the less physical leagues in the Gulf if the leader did not make any offers to extend his contract.
And according to what Sky reported, Odion Ighalo received offers to join the UAE League, as both the Emirati club Al Nasr and the Emirati club Al Ain applied for the player’s services.
It is worth noting that the contract of Odion Ighalo (33-year-old) expires on June 30, that is, at the end of the current sports season.
The Nigerian is second in the Saudi Pro League Roshen top scorer rankings with 18 goals, having previously won last season’s top scorer title with 24 goals.