Tag: Kelechi Iheanacho

YNaijaJune 19, 2023

Akpabio Tells Wike to Foster New G5 for APC’s 2027 Victory; Super Eagles Qualify for 2023 AFCON with Thrilling Victory over Sierra Leone | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Akpabio ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2021

#YNaija2021Review: Burna Boy’s Grammy, Wizkid’s Essence, fintech unicorns… 10 Moments that Made Us Proud this Year

Being Nigerian is hard enough. But these breakthroughs felt like collective wins and made it a little bit easier to ...

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 1, 2021

#YNaijaPowerList2021: Davido, Ola Brown, Tacha, Dare Adekoya, Tunde Ednut listed among most powerful young Nigerians

In a world as fast paced as the one we currently live in, ingenuity, hard work and talent are indispensable ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Nigeria’s ‘global dominance’ in sports continues, as athletes of Nigerian origin make the NBA draft

It is becoming increasingly glaring that Nigerians are a very dominant people when it comes to the world of sports. ...

Ade ThompsonJune 5, 2018

#WorldCup2018: How far can they fly? | Everything you need to know about the Super Eagles 23-man squad

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr released the final 23-man list that will head on the plane to Russia as Nigeria’s ...

EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Anthony Joshua (of course he’s Nigerian), Seni Saraki, Lucy Ejike… see the #YNaijaPowerList2017 for Sports

by Wilfred Okiche For the sixth consecutive year, YNaija brings you its annual ranking of the most powerful young persons ...

EzinneAugust 5, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Kelechi Iheanacho, Justin Gaitlin and the tributes pour in for Usain Bolt

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

AzeezAugust 3, 2017

Iheanacho signs 5-year contract with Leicester City

Leicester City Football Club has completed the signing of striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee. The ...

AzeezJuly 7, 2017

Iheanacho close to £25m Leicester move

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is close to making a £25m move to Leicester City. Iheanacho is reportedly committed to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Man City to insert buy-back clause in Iheanacho’s contract

Manchester City are reportedly looking to insert a buy-back clause into Kelechi Iheanacho’s contract as he prepares to sign for ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Iheanacho leaves Eagles camp to seal West Ham transfer

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has left the Super Eagles’ training camp in Paris to England. Iheanacho, 21 has been ...

Isime EseneJanuary 9, 2017

New Establishment: Mr. Eazi, Ire Aderinokun, Arese Ugwu, and more… Meet the class of 2017

Every year YNaija.com scouts the breadth of the country to uncover the freshest and youngest Nigerians who continue to inspire ...

AzeezJanuary 5, 2017

Iheanacho, Iwobi, Falcons shine at #GloCAFAwards2016

Nigeria and Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho has won the Most Promising Talent award at the 2016 GLO CAF Awards ...

AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Oshoala, Iheanacho make CAF awards nomination lists

Super Falcons and Arsenal forward, Asisat Oshola has been nominated for the African Women’s Player of the Year award. Oshoala ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 15, 2016

Mikel, Iheanacho, Musa shortlisted for 2016 Glo CAF Awards

The trio of Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa have been shortlisted for the 2016 African ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Champions League Roundup: Iheanacho scores in City’s 4-0 win | Ronaldo scores stunning freekick | Leceister win 3-0 in their first ever UCL game

Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho scored in Manchester City‘s 4-0 whitewash of German side Borrusia Moenchengladbach. Iheanacho slotted in City’s fourth goal ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Iheanacho strike gives Rohr first victory with Super Eagles

A sublime strike by Kelechi Iheanacho helped Gernot Rohr secure a victory in his first game as Super Eagles manager at the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Man City: Iheanacho named in Guardiola’s Champions League squad

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been named in Pep Guardiola‘s squad for the group stage of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 18, 2016

Kelechi Iheanacho signs new 2-year-deal with Manchester City

Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has signed a new two-year contract extension with Manchester City. The 19-year-old, who scored 14 times ...

Isime EseneAugust 3, 2016

Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa, Uneku Atawodi… See the #YNaijaPowerList for Sports

The annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its fifth year and we bring you the most influential young Nigerians in sports, under 40 ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 18, 2014

Kelechi is ripe || Babayaro urges Keshi to cap Man City prodigy

by Olorunwa Lawal Former Nigerian International, Celestine Babayaro, on Thursday in Abuja, called for the inclusion of Kelechi Iheanacho in ...

oluwatobisoyomboAugust 2, 2014

Yaya Toure has good things to say about Kelechi Iheanacho (READ)

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Reigning African Footballer of the Year and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, has tipped Nigerian youngster Kelechi ...

SolaJuly 24, 2014

Kelechi Iheanacho scores for Manchester City, but may not feature in the Premiere league [Details]

by Olorunwa Lawal   Golden Eaglets star, Kelechi Iheanacho, scored in an impressive appearance for Manchester City against Sporting Kansas City. ...

November 23, 2013

Golden Eaglets player, Kelechi Iheanacho declared missing, father laments

The father of Kelechi Iheanacho has raised alarm over the whereabouts of his son, saying he has been taken away ...

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