The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified the quarter finals of the AFCON 2019 tournament.
They came from a goal down to defeat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2.
Ighalo got the opening goal for Nigeria in the first half of the match.
Clarence Seedorf’s Cameroon hit back through Stephane Bahoken and Clinton Njie with two quick-fire goals before half-time.
Nigeria drew level as Ighalo volleyed in his second just past the hour and he then turned provider to play in Iwobi to steer home three minutes later thereby getting his first AFCON goal.
Nigeria set up the prospect of a highly anticipated quarter-final clash with either hosts and favorites, Egypt or South Africa.