EXCLUSIVE And Now Premier League mentioned player of the month The Premier League has appointed Kelechi Iheanacho the Player of the Month for March 2021.
Harry Kane, Luke Shaw, Jesse Lingard, Riyad Mahrez, Andreas Christensen, Leandro Trossard, and Illan Meslier were among those nominated for the nomination.
He started the month off on a high note, scoring an outstanding volley from a pass from compatriot Wilfred Ndidi as Leicester City stole a point at Burnley.
He maintained his goal-scoring form three days later, netting an equalizer against Brighton and Hove Albion. The game was eventually won by the Foxes thanks to a late goal by Daniel Amartey.
The Nigerian, on the other hand, will shine in the following match. Iheanacho scored a hat-trick against a Sheffield United side without a boss.
He scored the game’s first goal after a tap-in from Jamie Vardy’s low cross, and he added a second goal after ano ther Vardy assist. With 12 minutes left, the retired Manchester City striker finished his hat-trick by smashing in a long-range effort at the near post.
EXCLUSIVE And Now Premier League mentioned player of the month Iheanacho’s scoring prowess did not end at the club table. He also scored two goals in the 3-1 FA Cup quarter-final win over Manchester United, bringing his total to seven for the month.
The 24-year-old is the fourth Leicester player to be named Player of the Month in the Premier League. Muzzy Izzet (September 1999), Tim Flowers (September 2000), and Jamie Vardy are the other award winners (Oct 2015, Nov 2015, April 2019, Oct 2019).
After Jay Jay Okocha (Nov 2003), Peter Odemwingie (Sept 2010, April 2011, Nov 2012), and Odion Ighalo (Sept 2010, April 2011, Nov 2012), he is the fourth Nigerian to receive the award (Dec 2015).
The Foxes have two possibly important league matches coming up against Man City and West Ham United, followed by an FA Cup semi-final against Southampton at Wembley.