Super Eagles striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has won the Saudi Arabia pro league with his clubside Al Hilal making it his first ever career league title.

The Striker two goals against already relegated Al Faisaly in the 7th and 64th minute was enough to subue the visitor despite putting one goal back late in the game at the king Fahd stadium in Riyadh.

The win sealed Al Hilal’s 18th league title after being closely chased by rivals Al Ittihad.

Odion Ighalo, 33, expressed his delight on winning the Saudi Pro League title on his Facebook page. He said: “I waited 17 years before winning my first league title, it doesn’t matter how long it takes, if you keep working hard and never give up, you will get it right one day. God is the greatest🙏🏾💙🦅.”

The veteran striker also finished the season as the highest goal scorer racking up 24 goals in 31 matches.

His tally came from his spell at Al Shabab where he scored 12 goals in 18 games before moving to Al Hilal where he won his first ever league title scoring 12 times in 13 appearances.

At the club world cup, Ighalo netted once while in the AFC Chamipons league, the former Watford man netted twice in four appearances.

Breakdown of Odion’s goals

The 33-year-old former Manchester United sttiker was recalled back from retirement to the national team for the AFCON tournament in January and is still eligible to play for the Super Eagles.