Kelechi Iheanacho's wonder strike nominated for Leicester's October goal of the month

Kelechi Iheanacho's wonder strike nominated for Leicester's October goal of the month

Kelechi Iheanacho's Carabao Cup goal against Burton Albion has been nominated for Leicester City's Goal of the month prize for October 2019.

Seven goals were shortlisted for the accolade and Iheanacho's strike in the English League Cup was also selected.

The out-of-favour Super Eagles striker found the back of the net in the seventh minute against the League One side in their round of 16 clash on October 29.

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High flying Belgium star Youri Tielemans provided the assist as the Nigerian international finished off the move superbly.

Other players nominated for the award includes - James Maddison, Ayoze Perez, Khanya Leshabela, Jamie Vardy, Tielemans and another Nigerian youngster Josh Eppiah.

Leicester City fans are expected to vote for the favourite goal as voting ends on Sunday, November 10, according to the club's official website.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigeria will face European side the Netherlands in the round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.

The Golden Eaglets lost their last game against Australia but maintained top spot in Group B while the Netherlands qualified as one of the best placed fourth teams.

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Source: Legit.ng

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