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Kelechi Iheanacho Super Eagles striker scores 1st Premier League goal since move to Leicester

Kelechi Iheanacho was among the goals as Leicester City beat West Bromwich Albion

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Kelechi Iheanacho play Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has scored his first Premier League goal for Leicester City (Twitter/Kelechi Iheanacho )
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Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first Premier League goal for Leicester City as they beat West Bromwich Albion 4 -1 at the Hawthorns.

Kelechi who is now Nigeria's record goal scorer in the English Football Association Challenge Cup (FA Cup), had not yet found the back of the net in the Premier League since he moved from Manchester City.

Kelechi Iheanacho play Super Eagles striker has scored his first Premier League goal since move to Leicester (Leicester City FC via Getty Imag)
 

The Nigerian was on the bench for the match, while compatriot Wilfred Ndidi was again a top performer as Leicester had to come from a goal down to win.

Iheanacho was introduced in the 60th minute in place of Shinji Okazaki and almost immediately provided an assist for Riyad Mahrez to put the Foxes in front.

Kelechi made sure of the three points in the 76th minute when he converted Ben Chilwell's cross, before Vincete Iborra completed the scoring.

The 21-year-old will hope to continue his goal scoring exploits with Leicester City when they host Chelsea in the FA Cup round of 16 next weekend.

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