- Fans call for the head of Ighalo for failing to convert his chances at goal after Super Eagles’ loss
The highpoint of Nigeria’s last Group D game against Argentina has been around the Nigeria Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo who has since come under heavy criticisms after a picture of him appeared online in tears after the match.
The 2-1 loss to Argentina saw Nigeria exit from the tournament, and Ighalo has been the subject of discussion after he missed two golden opportunities with the score at 1-1, before Marcos Rojo sealed a victory for the Albiceleste.
Nigerians, expressed their disappointments in the striker’s inability to score against Argentina and to voice their pains, they took to social media to lament his performance, much of his condemnation cae from Twitter, some of the comments gathered according to DAILY POST include:
@Bakare_Klm “He should continue with that cries. Ighalo is the biggest disappointment of this tournament for me.”
@KingOkafor “Better go straight to China with those tears o. Make I no catch you for Nigeria.”
@Mantemz “Ighalo should stop those tears 3million people bought a 41,000 naira jersey and he felt losing goals was the best way to repay them.”
@Ifeanyiobinmwa “He missed a good chance to put us 2:1 up. He should wipe his tears and prepare for the return journey.”
@Tosin_Oyetayo “I believe he is mourning his misfortune.”
@Chrisiconic “Who cares if he is crying? He wasn’t even meant to play. Simy was there and Gernot Rohr refused to put him in the match.”
@Willyjnr2 “Ighalo should go and find his own country cos we’re waiting for him everywhere. He thinks I bought my jersey for only group stage.”
@Highbrotech “That’s a crocodile tear, he was tired of Russia and wanted to go home early.”
@Mr_Muhammed “Ighalo is not in tears yet, he cannot score a simple goal.
“Why will he cry he got the chance but he wasted it, Ighalo shame on you.”
@Janefrancis143 “Dear Ighalo, stop crying, it’s well.”