London - Watford striker Jude Odion Ighalo has explained why
he pulled off his jersey after scoring the winner in their 2-0 win over Norwich
in the English Premier League over the weekend.
The 26-year old scored his ninth league goal of the season
and Watford’s second in stoppage time at Vicarage Road on Saturday, and pulled
his jersey in celebration, with his trademark knees to the ground and hands
raised above his head as if gesturing to the heavens.
Speaking after the game, Ighalo reckoned he was frustrated
during the game, having missed several scoring chances and also having had one
of his goals disallowed.
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“I was a bit angry because I had missed a lot of chances and
I should have scored more than one goal in that game and I also had one
disallowed by the referee, so I took off my shirt when I scored the goal
(towards the end),” Ighalo said.
The Nigerian striker however went on to express his
satisfaction with his team’s display and the win they secured.
“I am very happy with the team’s performance and I am very
happy we played well and we won,” he added.
Ighalo has now scored 25 goals in 2015, making him the most
prolific scorer in English football for the calendar year.For
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