2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Iheanacho’s Hattrick For Leicester City Strong Warning To Benin, Lesotho


Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph says Kelechi Iheanacho’s impressive hattrick in Leicester City’s 5-0 win over Sheffield United will serve as a big threat to Super Eagles opponents Benin and Lesotho in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Iheanacho who has enjoyed a recent run of game time has now racked up nine goals this season in all competitions. The hat-trick was his first in a Premier League match and becomes only the fifth Nigerian player to manage that feat.

The 24-year-old opened the scoring in the 39th minute and doubled his tally half an hour later. He completed his hat-trick in the 78th minute with a scintillating finish from outside the 18-yard box that left Sheffield’s goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale completely helpless

Speaking with Completesports, the Atlanta Olympic gold medal said that Iheanacho’s performance will be a delight to Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr ahead of the crucial AFCON qualifiers.

He stated that the former Man City star will be…

Source: Complete Sports

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