2021 FIFA Club World Cup: Ighalo’s Al Hilal to face Chelsea in Semi Final
Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo has helped his new team Al-Hilal set up a semi-final clash with Chelsea in the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.
Al Hilal thumped hosts Al Jazira 6-1 at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, on Sunday February 6, to book their place.
Asian champions Al Hilal will now face Chelsea’s European counterparts in the last four on Wednesday February 8, while Al Jazira meets Monterrey earlier that same day in the fifth-place play-off.
African giants Al Ahly meet Palmeiras of Brazil in the first semi-final at Al Nahyan Stadium on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich won the most recent edition of the Club World Cup, which always features the champions of the six continental confederations.