Full Name: Kelechi Promise Iheanacho
Height: 1.85 m
Nationality: Nigeria
Date of Birth: 3rd October 1996 (21)
Weight: 77 kg
2nd Nationality: None
Birthplace: Imo State, Nigeria
Foot: Left

Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho (born 3 October 1996) is an Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Leicester City.

Youth Career

Iheanacho has had a frustrating season since joining the Blues, waiting for a work permit, and then getting injured five minutes into his first game in the youth ranks.

After a couple of months on the sidelines, he marked his full debut with a goal in the FA Youth Cup final second leg defeat at Chelsea, and then bagged another as a sub in the under-21s’ International Cup semi-final against Leicester.

Manchester City

Made his competitive debut, replacing Raheem Sterling for the final minute of a 2–0 win against Watford at the City of Manchester Stadium.

Signed a new 2 year contract in August 2016.

Leicester City

Joined Leicester in August 2017, signing a five-year contract for a fee reported to be around £25 million.

Made his debut a few days later against Arsenal, scoring his first goal in an EFL Cup tie against Leeds United in October 2017.

Became the first player in English football to be awarded a goal due to VAR in January 2018, as the referee deemed that the player had been incorrectly ruled offside for his second goal.

International

Kelechi has represented Nigeria at Under-17, and Under-20s level. Iheanacho won the Golden Ball for tournament’s best player as his homeland won the U17s finals in the UAE this summer. He scored six goals in seven matches – including one in Nigeria’s victory over Mexico in the final and four in one match against the same opposition in the group phase – and also provided seven assists.

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Club career
Years Teams Apps Gls
2013-2014 Manchester City U18 (Youth)  1  (0)
2014- Manchester City U21 (Youth)  4  (3)
2015-17 Manchester City  64  (21)
2017- Leicester City  11  (3)
National team
2013 Nigeria U17  12  (11)
2015 Nigeria U20  2  (0)
2015 Nigeria  13  (8)



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