Odion Ighalo: My top priority is to help Changchun Yatai stay at Chinese Super League

Changchun Yatai’s striker Odion Ighalo revealed that his top priority is to help his side stay up in Chinese Super League at the end of the season.

Ighalo scored both goals in the 2-1 win over Chinese Super League leaders Shanghai SIPG on Sunday to hand Changchun Yatai the first defeat of the season.

The result takes Ighalo and his teammates to eighth in the CSL with 11 points from eight matches.

In an interview with, the former Watford striker said he does not bother about the number of goals he gets at the end of the season, even though he wishes to score as many as he could.

“Really I don’t put mind the number of goals I will score this season as long as I win games with my team. That’s the most important thing to me,” Ighalo, who has now scored seven goals this season, said.

“If I scored 15 goals as I did last season or more, it’s fine and if not, it’s not a problem.

“I just want to keep going, keep working hard and make sure my team remain in the league.”