By Waliu Adeyeri
“..Kelechi Ịheanachọ making us proud once again.” – Sam Mbah
*Premier League Names Tuchel, Manager of the Month
Premier League has named Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho as the Player of the Month of March for his wonderful performance in the month.
The Leicester City forward, scored 5 goals in 3 matches including a hat-trick against Sheffield United in the March.
This makes him the fourth Nigerian player to receive the award after Jay-Jay Okocha, Peter Odemwingie and Odion Ighalo.
Some Nigerians on social media have been celebrating and extending a congratulatory messages to him.
Ndidi shares a video of Iheanacho and him after receiving the award.
See some of the congratulatory messages:
Wale Adetona wrote on his Twitter handle: “Well deserved. 👏🏼Congratulations, Senior man Kelechi Iheanacho.”
@ Sam Mbah also tweeted: “Kelechi Ịheanachọ making us proud once again 🐐👏🏽”
@TundeEddnut wrote: “Another Nigerian makes us proud. • Kelechi Iheanacho scored 5 ⚽ in March. He wins player of the month in the Premier League.”
In other news, Chelsea’s manager, Thomas Tuchel, was named by Premier League as the Manager of the Month of March.
The Blues manager maintained an unbeaten for beating Everton and Liverpool and goalless draw at Leeds.