Ighalo Is EPL Best African Player For December 2015

Ighalo Is EPL Best African Player For December 2015

Super Eagles and Watford striker, Odion Ighalo has emerged as the Barclays Premier League best African player for the Month of December 2015, awarded by New African Soccer.

It's the second time Ighalo is carting home the award this season, following his decoration with the October 2015 edition of the award.

A statement released by the organisers, New African Soccer on Sunday reads in part, "… "Ighalo spent December scoring goals for his team. He scored in all six games played in a packed December schedule of fixtures, including games against Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham. This is a very remarkable feat…."

Ighalo also goes into the New African Soccer award history as the first player to have won the Premier League best African player of the month twice in a single season.

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