Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag "Kelechi Iheanacho"

    Akpeyi dropped, Iheanacho picked as Rohr invites 23 for Ukraine friendly

Akpeyi dropped, Iheanacho picked as Rohr invites 23 for Ukraine friendly

Gernot Rohr has called up Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Alex Iwobi, twenty others for the Super Eagles’ international friendly with the Ukraine senior national team.The international friendly match is scheduled to take place at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.Tyronne Ebuehi, who missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals due to injury, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, Kelechi Iheanacho who [...]

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    ANALYSIS: Who will replace Odion Ighalo as Super Eagles’ Rashidi Yekini?

ANALYSIS: Who will replace Odion Ighalo as Super Eagles’ Rashidi Yekini?

You must have remembered legendary Rashidi Yekini after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) -- thanks to one man, Odion Ighalo.Odion drew the curtain on his international career at the end of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after emerging top scorer -- equalling Yekini's record of a five-goal AFCON golden boot.Luckily for the Super Eagles there is plenty [...]

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    Rohr drops Iheanacho, Ajayi from Afcon squad

Rohr drops Iheanacho, Ajayi from Afcon squad

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has dropped Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester City forward, and Rotterdam's Semi Ajayi from the 23-man final squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.Ihenacho, who had a tough season with less of play time during the English Premier League season, was dropped due to "lack of fitness".In the last season, he came [...]

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    Rohr drops Iheanacho as Musa, Ighalo, return to face Seychelles

Rohr drops Iheanacho as Musa, Ighalo, return to face Seychelles

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, dropped Leicester city forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, from twenty-three man list for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pirates of Seychelles and the friendly against Egypt’s Pharaohs.On the list is stand-in Ahmed Musa, in-form CD Leganes of Spain defender Kenneth Omeruo alongside usual suspects Leon Balogun, Abdullahi Shehu and William Ekong, as well [...]

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    Iheanacho described as £25m ‘potential flop’ at Leicester

Iheanacho described as £25m ‘potential flop’ at Leicester

Kelechi Iheanacho, Super Eagles forward, has been described as a possible "flop" in the colours of Leicester City.Iheanacho who joined Leicester City in 2017 has not lived up to the expectations of the East Midland fans.According to Jamie Kemble of Leicester Mercury UK, the £25 million player needs to show desire to earn his place with The Foxes."Failure to do [...]

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    ‘It was very painful’ — Iheanacho reflects on Leicester’s loss to Everton

‘It was very painful’ — Iheanacho reflects on Leicester’s loss to Everton

Kelechi Iheanacho, Super Eagles striker, says Leicester City's 2-1 loss to Everton in the English Premier League (EPL) was very painful.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles forward provided an assist in the Foxes' defeat to the Toffees on Saturday.A red card issued to Wes Morgan in the 63rd minute complicated matters for Leicester in the explosive game that had [...]

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    Eagles in Europe: Iwobi lifts Arsenal, Troost-Ekong goes down with Udinese

Eagles in Europe: Iwobi lifts Arsenal, Troost-Ekong goes down with Udinese

Super Eagles' players had a quiet weekend in Europe with several missing in action, while a few inspired their teams to wins. We review all their action and inaction across European leagues.In the English Premier League, Alex Iwobi sparked Arsenal to a late 2-0 win over Watford to make it five league wins on the bounce. The 22-year-old's low cross resulted [...]

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    Ndidi, Iheanacho on losing side as Man United defeat Leicester City

Ndidi, Iheanacho on losing side as Man United defeat Leicester City

Manchester United opened the 2018/19 English Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Leicester City in the opener thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw.Claude Puel retained Nigeria's Wilfred Ndidi in Leicester's line up, while Kelechi Iheanacho who had a goal-laden preseason led the attack, and both players were on the pitch for 90 minutes.Old Trafford, more [...]

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    Iwobi scores but England beat Nigeria in World Cup warm-up

Iwobi scores but England beat Nigeria in World Cup warm-up

The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to the Three Lions in a pre-World Cup game at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.Dele Alli, a player of Nigerian descent, was showered with boos every time he touched the ball while Iwobi, another player who had the option of playing for Nigeria and England, scored in the international friendly.Gary Cahill's stunning header gave Gareth Southgate's [...]

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    Iheanacho stars for Leicester; Chelsea falter and City bid farewell to Toure

Iheanacho stars for Leicester; Chelsea falter and City bid farewell to Toure

Super Eagles attacking midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho starred for Leicester City in their 2-1 win over Arsenal at the King Power stadium.In the season's penultimate round of matches, Iheanacho scored the opener with a well struck volley in the 15th minute after Arsenal failed to clear a Leicester corner.Arsenal were reduced to 10 men a minute later when young Greek defender, [...]

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    Four reasons Super Eagles should defeat Serbia

Four reasons Super Eagles should defeat Serbia

The Super Eagles head into their international friendly match against Serbia in a good position after a 1-0 victory over Poland on FridayHere are five reasons why the players, if at their best, should beat the Serbs at the Hive Stadium on Tuesday. Counter-attacking edge Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may have finally cracked it.Ater two failed attempts to qualify for the [...]

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    Iheanacho hungry for ‘more’ after scoring first EPL goal for Leicester

Iheanacho hungry for ‘more’ after scoring first EPL goal for Leicester

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho is looking forward to scoring more English Premier League goals for Leicester City.He got his first EPL goal for the club in a 4-1 win over West Brom on Saturday.Iheanacho came on for Shinji Okazaki in the 60th minute. He also provided an assist for Riyad Mahrez to score Leicester's second goal of the game [...]

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    Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first English Premier League for Leicester City as the Foxes defeated West Brom 4-1 at the Hawthorns.Claude Puel's men came back from a goal down to win West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.Salomon Rondo gave West Brom an early lead when he poked Burke's excellent cross home after eight minutes.But Vardy volleyed home a perfectly weighted Riyad [...]

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    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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