Saturday, August 11, 2018

Tag "Kelechi Iheanacho"

    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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    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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