The Nigeria international is back to full fitness and should be among the first names on the Super Eagles roster for the 2023 AFCON
Wilfred Ndidi netted Leicester City’s last goal as the Foxes recorded a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Plymouth Argyle at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, Soccernet.ng reports.
Derby-born Stephy Mavididi gave Leicester a first-half lead from the penalty spot before Patson Daka doubled the advantage for the home side from close range shortly after the halftime break.
Daka profited from Issahaku Abdul Fatawu’s assist for that goal, and the Ghanaian teenage wonder provided his second assist of the game moments later for Mavididi to net the Foxes’ third of the encounter.
In the 55th minute, Ndidi raced into the box to lash onto a Daka pass and send a low shot into the net and off the foot of the post to make it four-nil to Enzo Maresca’s men.
It is Ndidi’s fourth goal of the season in all competitions and his second in the Championship.
Interestingly, Ndidi appears to be Leicester’s lucky charm as the Foxes have won all the matches that the Super Eagles midfielder has scored in.
Ndidi’s first goal of the season was in Leicester City’s 2-0 League Cup win over Burton Albion. At the same time, he also found the net as the Foxes registered a similar scoreline against Tranmere Rovers in the same competition.
The former Genk star scored his first goal in the Championship in the 4-1 away win at Southampton on September 15.
Ndidi, missing from Nigeria’s squad in the last international window due to injury, will aim to stay fit and in form as the Super Eagles target continental honours at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in January.