Nigeria International surpasses established EPL stars goals record
Watford striker Odion Ighalo was proud to preserve his re cord as England’s top scorer in -2015 as he returned to the international fold with Nigeria.
`Hornets striker Ighalo found the back of the net for the 21st time year in Watford’s 1-1 draw against Bournemouth on Saturday to maintain his record as the top goal-getter in all top four tiers of English football in 2015.
His goal against Bournemouth kept him ahead of some of the best strikers in world football including Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, who has registered only 17 in the same period.
“Scoring my 21st goal of the year, to me, it is a wonderful record,” the former Granada star said. “But I am not going to get carried away, I will continue to work hard and help my team for us to do well in the league.”
Ighalo, expected to feature for Nigeria in their international friendlies against DR Congo and Cameroon in Belgium this week, was disappointed that Watford didn’t secure all the three points against Bournemouth on Saturday.