Kelechi Iheanacho

Born: October 3, 1996 (age 21)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)
Weight: 12st 2lb (77kg)

Hometown: Imo State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Striker
Team: Leicester City (no. 8)
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
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Career History
Senior2015-2017Manchester City
2017-Leicester City
Sports Mole has 267 articles about Kelechi Iheanacho. Articles 1 to 40:
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic on November 9, 2017
Preview: Croatia vs. Nigeria - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup Group D clash between Croatia and Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
Jun 14, 12:41
Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi in action during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace in January 2018
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi named in final Nigeria World Cup squad
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi, Chelsea winger Victor Moses and Leicester City trio Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa are in Nigeria's 23-man World Cup squad.
Jun 3, 15:18
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Preview: England vs. Nigeria - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's World Cup warm-up between England and Nigeria.
May 31, 13:06
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho looking forward to facing Lionel Messi
Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho reveals that he is looking forward to taking on 'idol' Lionel Messi at the 2018 World Cup.
May 24, 19:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nigeria announce preliminary 2018 World Cup squad
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr names a provisional 30-man squad ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia which features Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and Chelsea's Victor Moses.
May 15, 19:26
Harry Kane celebrates with Son Heung-min after scoring the second during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton on January 13, 2018
Result: Tottenham Hotspur edge nine-goal thriller in Wembley Stadium farewell
Tottenham Hotspur edge out Leicester City 5-4 on the final day of the Premier League campaign.
May 13, 16:56
Mauricio Pochettino during the Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 5-4 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Tottenham Hotspur's incredible 5-4 victory over Leicester City on the final day of the Premier League season with Sports Mole's live text coverage.
May 13, 14:00
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho keen to revive Leicester City career
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho says that he is eager to continue proving his worth to the club after scoring against Arsenal.
May 10, 13:09
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Premier League trio keen on Hannover striker Niclas Fullkrug?
Leicester City, Newcastle United and Watford are all reportedly interested in signing Hannover forward Niclas Fullkrug.
May 10, 11:58
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on October 22, 2017
Premier League roundup: Tottenham secure Champions League, Huddersfield safe
Tottenham Hotspur secure Champions League for next season, Huddersfield Town guarantee top-flight survival, Manchester City break Premier League records and Arsenal suffer defeat at Leicester City.
May 9, 22:46
Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United on April 22, 2018
Result: Arsenal's away woes continue at Leicester City
Arsenal fall to their seventh straight away defeat in the Premier League as Leicester run out 3-1 winners at the King Power Stadium in Arsene Wenger's penultimate game.
May 9, 21:42
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the Gunners' second during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette, Jack Wilshere miss out on Arsenal squad
Arsene Wenger makes four changes for Arsenal's Premier League trip to Leicester City.
May 9, 18:52
Arsene Wenger bids farewell to fans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on May 6, 2018
Live Commentary: Leicester City 3-1 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Leicester's thrilling 3-1 win over Arsenal as Arsene Wenger's penultimate game in charge of the Gunners ends in a seventh successive away league defeat.
May 9, 18:45
Andy Carroll pictured in action for West Ham United in March 2017
Team News: Andy Carroll on West Ham United bench for trip to Leicester City
Andy Carroll is named on the West Ham United bench for Saturday's Premier League encounter with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
May 5, 14:02
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Result: Crystal Palace on brink of safety with big win over Leicester City
Crystal Palace move to the brink of Premier League survival with a 5-0 win over 10-man Leicester City in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 28, 16:56
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Result: Leicester City, Southampton play out stalemate
Leicester City and Southampton could not be separated in Thursday night's Premier League encounter at the King Power Stadium, the two sides playing out a 0-0 draw.
Apr 19, 21:37
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Team News: Leicester City make five changes for Southampton clash
Leicester City manager Claude Puel rings the changes from the Premier League meeting with Southampton.
Apr 19, 18:49
Chris Wood celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Burnley and Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Result: Burnley edge closer to European place with victory over Leicester City
Burnley edge closer to their goal of European qualification thanks to a 2-1 win over Leicester City in Saturday's Premier League encounter at Turf Moor.
Apr 14, 16:59
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Team News: Gaetan Bong returns for Brighton & Hove Albion against Leicester City
Gaetan Bong returns to the Brighton & Hove Albion squad for this afternoon's visit of Leicester City.
Mar 31, 14:05
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
Leicester City 'expect Kelechi Iheanacho to be fit after breaking hand'
A report claims that Kelechi Iheanacho will likely be in contention for Leicester City's trip to Brighton & Hove Albion, a week on from breaking his hand.
Mar 28, 18:24
Alvaro Morata celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Team News: Antonio Conte goes with Alvaro Morata up top
Antonio Conte brings in Alvaro Morata for Chelsea's FA Cup quarter-final tie with Leicester City, while Willy Caballero is selected in goal.
Mar 18, 15:33
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr: 'Kelechi Iheanacho needs more minutes at Leicester'
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admits that he wants to see Kelechi Iheanacho make a greater contribution at Leicester City.
Mar 13, 14:47
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Claude Puel "happy" with Leicester City's return to winning ways
Leicester City manager Claude Puel reserves special praise for Jamie Vardy following his side's come-from-behind 4-1 win over West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 10, 21:35
Baggies manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Alan Pardew: 'West Bromwich Albion must fight to the end'
West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew urges his side to "fight to the end" in their relegation battle after falling to a sixth straight league defeat.
Mar 10, 19:23
Baggies manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Result: Leicester City pile more misery on West Bromwich Albion
Leicester City come from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion 4-1, condemning the bottom-of-the-table Baggies to a sixth straight defeat.
Mar 10, 16:57
Riyad Mahrez clutches the ball during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Result: Riyad Mahrez strike denies Bournemouth deep in stoppage time
Riyad Mahrez hits a free kick deep into stoppage time to help Leicester City rescue a point at the death against Bournemouth.
Mar 3, 17:01
Robert Huth celebrates with Leonardo Ulloa and Jamie Vardy after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Leonardo Ulloa: 'I want to stay at Brighton & Hove Albion'
Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa reveals that he wants to stay at Brighton & Hove Albion after completing his loan spell with the Seagulls.
Feb 20, 13:06
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on November 28, 2017
Result: Jamie Vardy sends Leicester City into FA Cup quarter-finals
Leicester City book their spot in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup courtesy of a 1-0 win over Sheffield United at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 16, 21:46
Gary Neville working for Sky Sports in January 2015
Pep Guardiola takes swipe at Gary Neville over Manchester City squad selection
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he intends to name a full complement of subs against Leicester City to please Manchester United legend Gary Neville.
Feb 9, 16:35
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester City vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's meeting with Leicester City in the Premier League.
Feb 8, 16:30
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Result: Swansea City hold wasteful Leicester City at the King Power Stadium
Federico Fernandez notches a vital second-half equaliser to earn Swansea City an important 1-1 draw away at Leicester City in the Premier League.
Feb 3, 16:53
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Leicester City clash
Carlos Carvalhal opts for an unchanged side as Swansea City visit Leicester City this afternoon.
Feb 3, 14:04
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-1 Swansea City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Leicester City are held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by visitors Swansea City at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 3, 14:00
New Everton boss Sam Allardyce is presented to the crowd ahead of the match with Huddersfield Town on December 2, 2017
Result: Theo Walcott scores brace as Everton beat Leicester City
Theo Walcott's brace helps Everton record a 2-1 win over Leicester City in Wednesday night's Premier League meeting at Goodison Park.
Jan 31, 21:41
Everton full-back Seamus Coleman in action during his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Team News: Seamus Coleman back in Everton starting XI for Leicester City clash
Seamus Coleman returns to Everton's starting XI ahead of Wednesday night's Premier League meeting with Leicester City at Goodison Park.
Jan 31, 18:51
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Still time for Newcastle United to do business'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez admits that the club have not done as much January business as he would have liked, but insists that there is still time.
Jan 28, 19:28
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
Result: Leicester City make light work of Peterborough United in FA Cup fourth round
Leicester City cruise into the fifth round of the FA Cup thanks to a straightforward 5-1 win at Peterborough United on Saturday afternoon.
Jan 27, 14:30
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in English football
Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho becomes the first player to score a VAR goal in English football following his strike in the 2-0 FA Cup win over Fleetwood Town.
Jan 16, 22:50
Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City on September 9, 2017
FA Cup roundup: Leicester City see off Fleetwood Town to reach fourth round
Leicester City reach the fourth round of the FA Cup after a 2-0 win over League One outfit Fleetwood Town in Tuesday night's third-round replay at the King Power Stadium.
Jan 16, 21:44
Claude Puel in charge of Leicester City on December 9, 2017
Claude Puel: 'Kelechi Iheanacho staying put at Leicester City'
Claude Puel challenges Kelechi Iheanacho to "keeping working and improve" if he is to nail down a place in the starting lineup in the second half of the campaign.
Jan 12, 17:28

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