Browsing: Odion Ighalo

“It’s a good win for us. The Boxing Day game was not good enough, for our fans, for everybody, and we knew before we came here to Cardiff that we were going to make it right,” Ighalo told Hornets Player, speaking after the final whistle

The Nigerian led Watford to inflict another home defeat on Cardiff after coming from one goal down to win at the Cardiff City Stadium

The forward, who switched to Vicarage Road initially on a season-long loan from Udinese in July, has now signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Hornet

Trailing to Odion Ighalo’s first-half opener, the Bees hit back 12 minutes after the break when a fine move culminated in Jonathan Douglas latching on to Alan Judge’s lovely pass and firing home

The 25-year-old striker, who completed his move to the Hornets on Tuesday, has spent most of the past five years with Spanish side, Granada, helping them rise from the third division to La Liga in successive seasons between 2009 and 2011 and is owned by Italian outfit, Udinese

The 25-year-old striker arrives in England having been on loan at Granada, from parent club, Udinese, since signing for the Little Zebras in 2008

Ighalo found the net 17 times in his first season in Spain and added five in the second, as both seasons saw the Rojiblancos win promotion

Ighalo headed in Fran Rico’s free kick to open the scoring on the half-hour mark and the Nigerian striker added a second goal in the 81st minute after expertly wrong-footing his marker on the break