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Iheanacho Voted Leicester’s Man Of The Match After Win At Brighton 

Iheanacho Voted Leicester’s Man Of The Match After Win At Brighton 

Kelechi Iheanacho was named Leicester City’s Man of the Match after helping them to a 2-1 comeback win away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday night, Completesports.com reports.

This was announced on Leicester’s verified Twitter handle after the game.

Iheanacho who started the comeback for Leicester after drawing them level with a lovely goal, polled 45 per cent of the votes.

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In second place was Youri Tielemans with 26 per cent while scorer of the winning goal Ghana’s Daniel Amartey got 25 per cent.

The Super Eagles star has now scored three goals in 15 Premier League appearances this season.

Also, his total strike for the season in all competitions is seven goals in 27 appearances with three assists.

The win strengthen Leicester’s chances of a top four finish as they move up to second on 53 points.

By James Agberebi 

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  • Chima E Samuels 3 years ago

    Every well meaning Nigerians can’t be less prouder of Kelechi after yesterdays performance, one thing i love about this lad is how he responds to criticism upnext is Kelechi Nwakali i give him another 2years to come into prominence. These two guys alongside Iwobi and Aribo is a delight for me, Etebo is another guy but he has not been lucky enough to get great teams like Leicester to showcase his burst of energy and combination play. I love my country!

  • I read a great write up about iheanacho on youtube today. Talking about how a great goal scorer with one of the best goal per game ratio (which kelechi had awhile back) can not suddenly be unable to score goals. It will have to be due to the players having confidence issues, environmental issues or the team not being able to get the best out of the player. The write up also said that no one should be surprised if kelechi leaves Leicester and goes on to become one of the highest goal scorers in another league or team because they were able to get the best out of him or his confidence was super high.
    I agree with this and I think this also applies to osimhen who has shown that he can score goals any where he plays. Im really happy for kelechi and I wish him many more goals and great performances in the remaining part of the season.

  • Collins id 3 years ago


    A new jayjay okocha is gradually coming up in the shape of obina nwobodo, a very skillfull and creative central midfielder/attacking midfielder, with quality pass accuracy both long and shot passes in addition to a verry effective goalscoring ability via longrange shoots and close range, he is very fast and also skillfull he will definitely be a good afcon bengy, that can come in for a tired iwobi or aribo in later stages of turf matches

  • Collins id 3 years ago


    I hope the coaching crew are monitoring this guy bcos he is a natural midfielder playing regularly in Turkish first division, and was part of the 2015 under20 afcon winners, where he got injured. He was the best player in that team he will be a good option for our midfield as he is not strange to Africa football

    • Chima E Samuels 3 years ago

      This only sums up that Manu Garba is the real deal guys. He discovered all these guys Ndidi, kelechi, Obinna, awoniyi, success and a host of them. I believe with continuity this man will discover more talents for future national assignments.

  • Hmm obinna nwobodo is not a new player. He is a player who was unlucky not to be part of the u-20 world cup that featured players like awoniyi, iheanacho, success etc he missed out due to injury but before and after that he has always been a technicality gifted footballer who doesn’t need much grooming. But his challenge is the league and club he is playing for,
    Last I heard he was in Turkey but since then nothing new from him. I dont even know if he plays regularly for his club or if he is fit at the moment. All those clips are from his previous club nothing from his present club. The national team handlers wont consider him because he isnt making waves in his current club and the league he plays for.

    • Nwobodo plays with Anderson Esiti and Brown Ideye at Goztepe in the Turkish premier League. He moved there in the transfer window last year from Ujpest in Hungary.
      He has cemented his place in the starting lineup and took to the step up in League quality with ease. He’s performing well in the club which is currently 9th in their League and came 11th last season.
      It’s a mid table club in Turkey.
      He will probably move to a bigger club within the next 18 months.
      He’s proving himself and soon will be in contention for the Super Eagles

    • Greenturf 3 years ago

      You are wrong @Sportsfan just like bigd highlighted,the gifted Nwobodo is a regular player of Goztepe and they are currently doing well and holding there own against teams in the Turkish super lig.
      Nwobodo is a highly skilled football player and has had magical moment in the league and has shown consistency as well.He was also part of the Rangers team that won the Nigerian league under the tutelage of Amakapabo former super eagles assistant coach.
      Though invitation to the super eagles seem unlikely because we have the likes Etebo,Ndidi,Abdullahi and Aribo in his position,that said,he has to do more probably secure a better club in Turkey the likes of Fenerbahce, Galatasaray and Besiktas or move to a better European league.
      Apparently,I’m confident when he gets his invitation which I’m sure won’t take too long,he’s there to stay because no player in the current super eagles is as skilful as Obinna Nwobodo.

  • Dr. Drey 3 years ago

    ….and Sadiq has just once again scored for Almeria. 20mins earlier Osimhen hit the back of the net for Napoli while Onuachu made it 25 goals this season vs Cercle Brugge with another headead goal. Our attack for the next window picks itself…

    • Goal ⚽️ 3 years ago

      Is lookman cleared to play for us? Any link to confirm?

      I will be happy if it’s true.
      Why 9 attackers  for just two games?
      7 at best is enough.

      Lookman(when available)
      Kenechi should be listed in the midfield.

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