Saturday, February 17, 2018

Tag "Kelechi Iheanacho"

    Ndidi, Iheanacho star as Leicester draw with Swansea

Ndidi, Iheanacho star as Leicester draw with Swansea

Leicester City drew 1-1 with visitors, Swansea, on Saturday at the King Power Stadium.Claude Puel's men got the breakthrough through a superb play by Iheanacho, who skinned two defenders with a fine bit of skill and fed the ball to Jamie Vardy.From there on, it was business as usual for the England international, who gave the hosts a deserved lead [...]

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    Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brace as Leicester City defeated Peterborough United 5-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup.It was an entertaining first half for Leicester City as Fousseni Diabate gave them the lead very early in the game.Diabete, who was making his debut for Leicester, stabbed the ball home with his left foot in the ninth minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    Iheanacho makes history, nets brace on return to action

Iheanacho makes history, nets brace on return to action

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho ended his goal drought in a rare start for Leicester City on Tuesday night.The Nigerian also scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the video assistant referee (VAR) as Leicester City advanced in the English FA Cup.Iheanacho bagged a brace in the 2-0 win against League One outfit Fleetwood Town.The 21-year-old [...]

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    Iheanacho needs to improve, says Leicester coach

Iheanacho needs to improve, says Leicester coach

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has challenged Kelechi Iheanacho to "improve aspects of his play".The Nigerian forward has been rarely used since he moved from Manchester City to Leicester.In an interview with Leicester Mercury, Puel expressed hope that Iheanacho can get more playing time in the future."I think Kelechi is a young player and he needs to improve aspects of his [...]

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    Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Manchester City defeated Leicester City 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.Manchester City continued their domination of English Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi could do little to stop the in-form side.Gabriel Jesus put City ahead in the 45th minute while Kevin De Bruyne scored from 25 yards out to extend City's lead in the 49th minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    ‘Okorocha should build statues for Eagles’ — reactions to Nigeria’s defeat of Argentina

‘Okorocha should build statues for Eagles’ — reactions to Nigeria’s defeat of Argentina

A torrent of social media reactions has trailed the Super Eagles' 4-2 win over Argentina.Alex Iwobi scored a brace while Kelechi Iheanacho and Brian Idowu scored a goal each to lead Nigeria to victory in the international friendly game.The win has elicited series of joyous, sarcastic, humorous, quirky, and tongue-in-cheek comments and memes.Here are some reactions from Nigerians on Twitter:https://twitter.com/FazleyShajib/status/930519273306386432https://twitter.com/AuGuSt_RaNnY/status/930521029474160640https://twitter.com/arowolo_fatai/status/930519251441672193https://twitter.com/_RalphPero_/status/930519230444986369https://twitter.com/Na7vs/status/930519217996099584https://twitter.com/ignocento/status/930519170571210753https://twitter.com/femi_atere/status/930518999175258113https://twitter.com/DdonISIBOR/status/930520637063475201https://twitter.com/DikeVictor15/status/930518563638644736https://twitter.com/iam_kar_chi/status/930520809042563072https://twitter.com/AMTanimu/status/930514519943712773https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/930511239091912704https://twitter.com/Onigold/status/930510793820594178https://twitter.com/Aj_gideon/status/930507060390842368https://twitter.com/Dray4lyf/status/930507036588113921https://twitter.com/dawatike/status/930506962864918529https://twitter.com/okoromajoel/status/930506862923059201https://twitter.com/ANwaobi/status/930497774143070208https://twitter.com/omogods/status/930496888440225792https://twitter.com/DdonISIBOR/status/930520637063475201 [...]

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    VIDEO: All the goals in Nigeria’s 4-2 victory over Argentina

VIDEO: All the goals in Nigeria’s 4-2 victory over Argentina

Nigeria’s Super Eagles staged a stunning comeback to defeat Argentina 4-2 in a friendly match on Tuesday.The trio of Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Brian Idowu were on the scoresheet for Nigeria.The friendly game was played in Krosnador, Russia.Watch highlights below.For those who missed how Nigeria destroyed Argentina 4 - 2. Here are the goals. #ARGNGA @Omojuwa @Bolarin_ @ZaOops @ThePureVoice [...]

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    Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager

Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager

Frenchman Claude Puel has been appointed as the new manager of Leicester City.Puel replaces Craig Shakespeare who was fired last week after a 1-1 draw with West Brom.He has previously managed Lyon and Monaco and steered Southampton to an eighth-place finish and an EFL Cup final before he was dismissed at the end of last season.Leicester City vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha [...]

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    Ndidi stars as Appleton wins first game in charge of Leicester

Ndidi stars as Appleton wins first game in charge of Leicester

Caretaker manager Michael Appleton started his tenure with a valuable three points as Leicester City defeated Swansea City 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium.Leicester City moved out of the relegation zone after picking up a second win of the season and the first away from home.The Foxes went into the break with a 1-0 lead.Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, Marc Albrighton, [...]

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    Leicester City sack Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City sack Craig Shakespeare

Craig Shakespeare has been sacked by Leicester City after a dismal start to the season at the King Power.The 2015/16 English Premier League champions are in the bottom three after just one win from their opening eight Premier League games.The Foxes decided to part ways with Shakespeare less than 24 hours after a 1-1 draw with West Brom.Shakespeare had assisted [...]

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    Iheanacho makes first start as Leicester draw 1-1 with Huddersfield

Iheanacho makes first start as Leicester draw 1-1 with Huddersfield

Newly promoted Huddersfield drew 1- 1 with the 2015/16 EPL champions, Leicester City, at the John Smiths Stadium on Saturday.Huddersfield, who suffered their first defeat of the season at West Ham on Monday, went ahead early in the second half through Laurent Depoitre's effort before Jamie Vardy equalised for Leicester from the penalty spot three minutes later.Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho made [...]

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    Super Eagles devour Indomitable Lions in Akwa Ibom

Super Eagles devour Indomitable Lions in Akwa Ibom

Nigeria's Super Eagles emphatically defeated the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom.Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses and Odion Ighalo got on the scoresheet for the Super Eagles.The tie was the first of a two-legged 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification encounter between Nigeria and Cameroon.Two first half goals from China based duo, Odion [...]

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    Ndidi subdued, Iheanacho unused as ‘solid’ Man United beat Leicester

Ndidi subdued, Iheanacho unused as ‘solid’ Man United beat Leicester

Manchester United on Saturday continued their good start to the 2016/17 season of the English Premier League by beating Leicester City at Old Trafford.Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was largely subdued as his Leicester side were unable to stop the Red Devils.Kelechi Iheanacho was benched while Ahmed Musa was again unlisted for the Foxes.Manchester United could not convert any of the myriad [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian players keep speaking Pidgin English… I want to learn, says Jamie Vardy

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian players keep speaking Pidgin English… I want to learn, says Jamie Vardy

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says he's learning how to speak Pidgin English as fluently as the Nigerian players in his team.Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Ahmed Musa are the Nigerian players in Leicester City.Vardy told TheCable that his only challenge with the Nigerian trio is their Pidgin English which he says is difficult to understand."The Nigerian players keep talking- [...]

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    Ndidi splendid as Leicester beat Brighton 2-0

Ndidi splendid as Leicester beat Brighton 2-0

Leicester City on Saturday bounced back from their dramatic 4-3 defeat by Arsenal on the opening day of the season.Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi put in a good shift in the middle of the pack as Leicester outclassed newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion at the King Power Stadium.Shinji Okazaki found the net for the second week running in the first minute [...]

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    Iheanacho’s arrival will make me perform better, says Okazaki

Iheanacho’s arrival will make me perform better, says Okazaki

Shinji Okazaki will be satisfied with his start to the new Premier league season, having scored two goals in two games, although the first ended in a narrow defeat.His fine form of the opening weeks, Okazaki has said, is down to the arrival of Nigerian Kelechi Iheneacho from Manchester City.According to the Leicester City forward, Iheanacho's arrival is a form [...]

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