Nigerian International, Kelechi Iheanacho, scored a goal and provided an assist as Leicester City defeated Tottenham at King Power Stadium.
Celebrities from Nigeria, including Ademola Lookman, Obi Cubana, Flavour, and others, have expressed their admiration for Kelechi Iheanacho’s performance in Leicester City’s victory against Tottenham Hotspur.
The Nigerian ace received acclaim from certain Nigerian personalities after sharing a picture of himself on social media in celebration of his goal against the Spurs.
For Brendan Rodgers’ team, the Nigerian international has scored back-to-back goals in the last three matches, including ones against Walsall, Aston Villa, and now Spurs.
Following the triumph, the Nigerian forward scored his 40th Premier League goal and was named the game’s Man of the match after contributing a goal and an assist.
However, the Super Eagles forward explored his Instagram feed to share his happiness with two blue love emojis, a soccer ball, an eagle, and a lion.
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As a response to the post, the verified page of @cubana_chiefpriest wrote, “Owerri Owerri Owerri,” endorsing the Nigerian footballer as an Owerri native who is representing the area well in England.
Flavour, a well-known stage name of Chinedu Okoli from Nigeria, also penned “Game changer.”
“Cut soap for me, Nwanne,” said Ogenyi Onazi, a fellow Super Eagle and 2013 AFCON winner, in response to the post.
Ademola Lookman, who is also having a fantastic season for Atalanta in Serie A, remarked, “Kele.”
Wilfred Ndidi, a teammate for the Super Eagles and Leicester, responded with the Hands up and fire emoji
When Leicester visits Old Trafford the following Sunday, they will be hoping to build on their success against Antonio Conte’s team. However, “Senior Man Kelz” will also be hoping to maintain his fantastic run.
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