Ighalo, Musa celebrate Saudi Arabia after historic world cup win

Published on: 23 November 2022

Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo have congratulated the Saudi Arabian team after their stunning 2-1 win over tournament favourites Argentina.


The team ranked 51st ended the 36th match unbeaten run of ye South America n side in their Group C opener at the Lusail Stadium on Tuesday, at the ongoing 2022 World Cup in Qatar.


The South American giant were one of the huge favourites going into the game especially after a one nil lead in the first half.


But a stunning second-half comeback from Herve Renard’s side left Lionel Messi and co humbled in their first game at the Middle East showpiece.

While Ighalo currently plays in the Saudi Pro League with Al Hilal, Super Eagles captain Musa had two successful seasons with Al Nasar, where he won the Saudi Professional League and Super Cup in 2019.

Following the famous win over Argentina, both players took to social media to congratulate Renard’s side.

“Congratulations Saudi Arabia,” Ighalo wrote on his official Instagram account.

On his Twitter page, Musa also wrote, “Congratulations to my Saudi Arabia Fans.”

Both sides are in action again on Saturday, with Argentina taking on rivals Mexico and Saudi Arabia facing Poland.