Super Eagles’ striker, Odion Jude Ighalo scored his 16thgoal of the season to help salvage a point for Changchun Yatai, after being held by visiting Hebei China Fortune to a 2-2 draw in a Chinese Super League game played on Sunday, AOIFootball.com reports.
Ighalo, who was included in Gernot Rohr’s 24-man list to face Seychelles in September, surpassed his last season’s haul of 15 goals.
Ezequiel Lavezzi’s 8th minute strike was the difference in the first half as they away side went into the break one goal up.
Changchun did however equalise after 71 minutes via the boot of Adrien Mierzejewski before Ayoub El Kaabi restored Hebei’s lead with seven minutes left on the clock.
With defeat staring Yatai in the face, the Nigerian forward was on hand score the equaliser just on the stroke of 90 minutes after being setup by Adrien Mierzejewski.
With his strike Ighalo has now surpassed the 15 goals record he set last season after netting his 16th league goal in just 20 games.