Iheanacho Wins Leicester City’s Goal Of The Season. Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has won the Leicester City Goal of the Season award for the 2020-21 campaign.
The Nigeria international has been in form for the Foxes, scoring 19 goals in all competitions so far this season.
His 80th-minute goal against Crystal Palace which he beat two defenders before sending a powerful curler into the net, was chosen as the best goal in 2020-2021.
The 24-year-old was presented with the award by gaffer Brendan Rodgers.
Rodgers was accompany by in the company of the owner of the club Mr. Khun Vichai on Friday, May 22.
Iheanacho joined Manchester City’s Academy on 10 January 2015.
Before the 2014–15 season, City visited the United States on a pre-season tour, and although still not formally a City player, he joined up with the squad.
He played and scored in the first match of the tour, a 4–1 win against Sporting Kansas City, and scored again against Milan in a 5–1 win. After the conclusion of the tour, Manchester City arranged for Iheanacho to train with the Columbus Crew until mid-October.
Delays in obtaining a work permit meant Iheanacho was unable to play in England until February 2015.
He made his debut at under-19 level in a UEFA Youth League against Schalke 04, but sustained an injury after only 11 minutes.
After his recovery, he began to represent Manchester City at both youth and under-21 level in the latter part of the season.
He played in the FA Youth Cup final, where he scored, but ended on the losing side after Chelsea claimed a 5–2 aggregate victory. The following week, he scored the only goal as Manchester City beat Porto in the final of the2012-2015