• Iheanacho’s chances at City slim, says Guardiola

    Iheanacho’s chances at City slim, says Guardiola

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has stated that young striker Kelechi Iheancho must have to make improvements to get a slot in his team.

    This is just as Barcelona and Tottenham are said to be monitoring the situation with a view of making a move for the Super Eagles striker. He has started only three Premier League games under Guardiola. With £27m Brazilian international Gabriel Jesus set to arrive in January, his opportunities will be limited further.

    Leading scorer Sergio Aguero is […]

  • Iheanacho, Musa and Mikel miss out of African Player of the Year award

    Iheanacho, Musa and Mikel miss out of African Player of the Year award

    The out-of-favour Chelsea midfielder will not win a first African Footballer of the Year award in 2016, with Aubameyang, Mahrez and Mane in the running.

    The Confederation of African Football has announced the top five shortlists for the 2016 African Player of the Year with Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa and John Obi Mikel not making the cut.

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Riyad Mahrez, Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah and Islam Slimani made the top five decided by votes from the members of the Caf Media […]

  • Iheanacho, Iwobi and two others arrive for Algeria cracker

    Iheanacho, Iwobi and two others arrive for Algeria cracker

    The Super Eagles’ camp has begun to fill up ahead of Saturday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifying fixture against the Greens in Uyo.

    Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi are among the early arrivals as Nigeria’s camp bubbles to life ahead Saturday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Algeria.

    A win for the Super Eagles against the north Africans will put them in firm control of Group B in the race for Russia 2018 ticket having secured a 2-1 win against […]

  • Mikel, Moses, Musa, Iheanacho to arrive in Abuja today for clash with Algeria

    Mikel, Moses, Musa, Iheanacho to arrive in Abuja today for clash with Algeria

    John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho and some of the invited players are expected to arrive in Abuja today, as training begins tomorrow.

    The Eagles will be meeting the Foxes of Algeria on November 12 in the second match of the Group B World Cup qualifier. The match is scheduled to hold at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, as Nigeria currently tops the group with three points.

    According to the Eagles’ Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, Coach Gernot Rohr wants […]

  • Iheanacho proud to be a Citizen after Manchester City’s defeat of Barcelona

    Iheanacho proud to be a Citizen after Manchester City’s defeat of Barcelona

    The 20-year old forward has expressed his excitement after Pep Guardiola’s men edged five-time Champions League winners on Tuesday.

    Kelechi Iheanacho, an unused substitute in Manchester City’s 3-1 win over Barcelona at the Etihad Stadium has stated how delighted he feels to be part of the team after caging the Spanish giants.

    A brace from Ilkay Gundogan and a perfectly curved free-kick by Kevin de Bruyne cancelled Lionel Messi’s opener, to hand Pep Guardiola’s side a comeback after suffering a 4-0 defeat […]

  • Iheanacho, Iwobi top Eagles’ list for Algeria

    Iheanacho, Iwobi top Eagles’ list for Algeria

    Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players for November 12th’s Fifa World Cup qualifier against Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

    The Super Eagles got their Russia 2018 campaign to a winning start defeating Zambia 2-1 in Ndola, and they will be hoping to continue in that form against the north Africans.

    Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho and Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi were instrumental to the three-time African champions’ victory against Chipolopolo, and they return for the clash against the Greens.

    Watford’s Odion Ighalo […]

  • Rashford vs Iheanacho: How the Manchester United star is being beaten by his City rival

    Rashford vs Iheanacho: How the Manchester United star is being beaten by his City rival

    Marcus Rashford is in line to face Kelechi Iheanacho in the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening – but the Manchester United forward is struggling to match his Manchester City rival this season.

    Jose Mourinho was hesitant in giving Rashford a startling role at the beginning of the season but the 18-year-old took his chance by scoring a late winner against Hull City, while his hat-trick on his debut for England Under-21s only strengthened his case.

    Iheanacho, meanwhile, has found chances under Pep […]

  • I bring life to Manchester City – Iheanacho

    I bring life to Manchester City – Iheanacho

    Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed what his presence brings into Manchester City following his impressive display on Saturday.

    The 20-year-old entered the fray at half-time while Pep Guardiola men were 1-0 behind Southampton at the Etihad and his impact was felt ten minutes later, as he equalised for the citizens that ensured that they maintained their top position on the English Premier League table.

    And he has explained what he offers the team regardless of what role is being assigned to him.

    “It’s just […]

  • Man City 1-1 Southampton: Iheanacho spares Stones’ blushes

    Man City 1-1 Southampton: Iheanacho spares Stones’ blushes

    Kelechi Iheanacho rescued a point for Manchester City against Southampton as Pep Guardiola’s men faltered again.

    A horrendous error from John Stones gifted Nathan Redmond a goal as the former Everton defender’s pass played the 22-year-old in behind to round Claudio Bravo.

    Iheanacho, who came off the bench at half-time swept home from a tidy low Leroy Sane cross to level up as City improved dramatically in the second half.

    Both Bravo and Fraser Forster were forced into good stops as each side […]

  • Mahrez, Mikel Obi, Iheanacho make 30-man shortlist for African Player of the Year

    Mahrez, Mikel Obi, Iheanacho make 30-man shortlist for African Player of the Year

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF), have announced 30 players who are up for the African Player of the Year award.

    Four-time winner Yaya Toure, who also made the final three last year is the obvious omission. But Andre Ayew, Islam Slimani, Mohamed Elneny, Victor Wanyama, John Obi Mikel, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa, Yannick Bolasie, Sadio Mane and Wahbi Khazri made the cut.

    The current holder of the award, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also included and is a strong favourite to win it […]

  • After Helping Nigeria Beat Zambia, Iheanacho Relaxes At A Popular Club In Abuja With His Best Friend (PHOTO)

    After Helping Nigeria Beat Zambia, Iheanacho Relaxes At A Popular Club In Abuja With His Best Friend (PHOTO)

    Super Eagles striker and Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho, was spotted grooving with his best friend, Kingsley Ogbodo, in a club in Abuja after the 2-1 victory against Zambia in Ndola.

    Iheanacho was on point as he netted the second goal against Zambia in the 2018 world cup qualifier -to hand Nigeria 3 points to top the Group B