Super Eagles of Nigeria and Watford FC of England striker Odion Ighalo has bragged that he will be dubbed ‘king of Nigeria’ if he wins the F.A Cup.
Watford alongside Everton, Man U, and Crystal Palace are in the semi- finals of the English F.A Cup with Watford’s game to be played on Sunday, and Ighalo says winning the F.A cup will be an illustrious end to the season after rejecting a £10m move to China last year.
”I chose my dream first before money,”
“Though I am not rich, I am blessed,” Ighalo, a devout Christian, says. “I know in the future I can make more money if I do well so I keep cool. I want to prove myself.” Ighalo told The Telegraph UK.
“I believe in God and I prayed when I faced that situation. I am happy that I turned it down and it’s really helped me grow as a person. Yes, it was big money. A lot of money. But I want to keep going in my career. This is a dream come true so to leave the Premier League and go to China was not the right thing.
“Also, I know I can acquire great cash here on the off chance that I substantiate myself. Perhaps different offers will come, possibly with considerably more cash however I have four more years of agreement here after this season and I am upbeat. I’m making strides. When I joined Watford I thought they had what it takes to get elevated to the Premier League. That is the reason I joined. I needed that open door.”
“In the event that I win the FA Cup then I will be doing a reversal like a ruler! Ruler of Nigeria!,”
“The fans need it and we need it.
“This is a major rivalry here in England. Presently we are protected in the Premier League and despite the fact that we need to improve this semi-last is a major thing. It’s a chance for individuals to observe us and see how we have done.
“Not each group in the Premier League can win it however they can win the FA Cup. Nobody gave Watford a shot of being the place we are today however we are there now and it’s feasible for us to win and go to the last.”
He included: “As a footballer it is all the more extraordinary in light of the fact that it is played at Wembley, an awesome stadium, the colossal stadium of English football and one that I have not played in some time recently. So that implies a ton.
“The fans are glad likewise in light of the fact that they can say they will have a group in the Premier League next season and they have this semi-last.
“On the off chance that we play the way we can play we will have the capacity to give them a last to anticipate also. It would be a blessing from heaven.”
“I viewed the finals – I recall enormous groups like Manchester United and Chelsea playing at Wembley so it implies a great deal to me to have the opportunity to get to a last,” Ighalo says. “What’s more, I’ve never played in a glass last, not at any level, not even as a kid, never.”