Nigerian star, Kelechi Iheanacho named Premier League Player of the Month for March

Super Eagles and Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has bagged March’s Premier League player of the month.

The Nigerian international, 24, scored five goals in three league appearances for the Foxes before tge international break last month, including his first Premier League hat-trick against Sheffield United.

Iheanacho, won the award ahead of Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, Tottenham striker Harry Kane, West Ham’s Jesse Lingard, Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier, Manchester United defender Luke Shaw and Brighton’s Leandro Trossard.

He was also named in Premier League team of the month alongside his teammate Wilfred Ndidi.

Leicester are third in the League table and Iheanacho will be looking to continue his goal-scoring form when they face his former club and leaders Manchester City.

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