I wanted Porto, but my father advised me to play for Manchester City

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has disclosed that he had in mind to play for Portuguese giants, FC Porto than Manchester City few years ago after the 2013 U-17 World Youth Championship in the UAE. Kelechi Iheanacho was voted the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and top scorer, and expectedly offers flooded in for him from…

Iheanacho spares Super Eagles blushes

The international friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal on Thursday ended in a 1-1 draw. Most fans were not able to watch the game on TV, while there was a poor turnout at The Hive Stadium in London, where the game was played. There was no goals in the first half, that saw the Super……

Iheanacho Returns To Scoring Ways In Manchester City FA Cup Romp

Kelechi Iheanacho returned to scoring ways as Manchester City silenced Huddersfield Town 5-1 in Wednesday night’s FA Cup replay. The Nigerian came from the bench, registered his name on the scorers’ sheet as the Citizens crushed the Terriers to book a quarter final berth. Iheanacho who has struggled to command a regular appearance in Pep…

FA Cup: Iheanacho completes rout as Man City whip Huddersfield 5-1

Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho on Wednesday scored the fifth and last goal of the match as Manchester City whipped Huddersfield 5-1 in a last 16 replay at the Etihad Stadium. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that substitute Iheanacho who came in for Sergio Aguero in the 79th minute completed City’s 5-1 rout in the……

Pellegrini ready to reunite with Kelechi Iheanacho in China

Former Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has admitted he would love to work with Kelechi Iheanacho again. The Chilean, who is now the head coach of Chinese side, Hebei China, was the man who gave Iheanacho his breakthrough at City last season. This season, however, the Super Eagles forward has found it hard to get…

Kelechi Iheanacho talks about his Premier League role models

Manchester City youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho, has acknowledged Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend, Didier Drogba and Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney as his Premier League role models. The former Ivorian captain scored 164 goals in 381 appearances over two spells at Stamford Bridge, helping the Blues to win four Premier League titles, three League Cups, four…

Glo-CAF Awards: Iheanacho, Oshoala, others Win

Members of the Nigerian football family on Thursday in Abuja picked up four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016. While no Nigerian player made it to the final shortlist of three in the African Player of the Year Award category, Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala…

Iheanacho welcomes attack rival, Jesus

Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has said he looks forward to playing with new Manchester City recruit, Gabriel Jesus. The Brazilian striker arrived in Manchester on Tuesday, having signed for the Premier League club for £27million last summer. Iheanacho is already behind Sergio Aguero in the strikers’ pecking order at City and could drop further…

GLO -CAF Awards 2016: See The Nominees For Other Categories

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the nominees for the other categories for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards. The categories Women’s Player of the Year, National Team of the Year, Club of the Year, Coach of the Year, Women’s National Team of the Year, Youth Player of the Year, Most Promising Talent, Referee of…

Manchester City’s Twitter handle comes to Kelechi Iheanacho’s defense

After the 1-1 draw match between Manchester City and Celtic in which Kelechi Iheanacho scored the equalizer for Man City, the Football Club’s twitter handle praised the player, tweeting “That man @67Kelechi, he scores when he wants…” . Only for a fan to clap back at the club for it’s comment. As expected, the fan…

WATCH: Iheanacho- the perfect Aguero placement

Harry Kane is in blistering form but hasn’t had the best of luck against Manchester United, Kelechi Iheanacho’s record proves he is the perfect stand in for Sergio Aguero and mo…

How Pep Can Use Iheanacho To Fix Issues At Manchester City

After Saturday’s 3-1 defeat of Manchester City to Chelsea on Matchday 14 of the English Premiership League, Pep Guardiola will have one or two things to ponder and he will have several players looking to help him out in their UEFA Champion League match against Celtic. City are already through to the last 16 of…

Iheanacho, Siasia, Imama for Nigeria Sports Award

Manchester City of striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, U-23 Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, Rangers’ League winning coach Imama Amapakapo and Paralympics coach, Feyisetan Are, have been shortlisted for the 5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award billed for December 2016 in Lagos. Chairman of the Award Panel, Ikeddy Isiguzo, while unveiling the 2016 final nominees in Lagos…

Iheanacho rescues Manchester City against Southampton

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho came off the bench to rescue Manchester City with a fine second half display, capped by his equalising goal. A mistake by City defender John Stones presented Nathan Redmond with the opener in the 27th minute at home. Iheanacho equalised 10 minutes into the second half with City’s first shot…

Iheanacho outshines Ronaldo to win CNN Goal of the Week

Nigeria and Manchester City kid sensation, Kelechi Iheanacho has defeated three-time FIFA Ballon D’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the CNN Goal of the Week Award. The 20-year-old was on target for the Super Eagles when they defeated Zambia 2-1 in Ndola during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier. The Manchester City forward breezed past…

Iwobi, Iheanacho fire Eagles to victory in Zambia

Arsenal wonder kid Alex Iwobi and Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho scored two beautiful goals as the Super Eagles secured a 2-1 win to begin their 2018 World Cup qualifier on a brighter note. Iwobi opened the scoring for the Super Eagles in the 32nd minute, firing into the bottom corner following a knockback to…

Nigeria vs Zambia: Iwobi,Iheanacho hands Super eagles crucial away win

The Super Eagles of Nigeria today in far away Ndola, Zambia started their 2018 World cup qualifying campaign on a winning note. The eagles defeated their host, the Chipolopolo of Zambia by two goals to one. The Super eagles in the first half, played some of their best football as the trio of Iwobi, Iheanacho…

Iheanacho keen on fighting for regular shirt 

Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, is keen to fight for regular starting shirts in the star studded Manchester City despite getting a chance under manager Pep Guardiola. The 19-year-old scored 14 times and produced seven assists last season even though 25 of his 36 appearances were as a substitute. That feat saw him finish as…