Iheanacho had a topsy-turvy campaign with the Foxes last season.
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The Leicester City manager has watched from the touchline as his frontman, playing in place of the injured Jamie Vardy, has tried a cute chip when through one-on-one in the last three outings, but failed to find the net each time.
Glasgow Rangers midfielder, Joe Aribo strolled into the camp on Tuesday morning along with Calvin Bassey, Kenneth Omeruo, Watford’s Emmanuel Dennis, Calvin, France-based Innocent Bonke as number of players in camp rose to eighteen at press time.
Nigeria will take on Ghana on Friday in the first leg of the playoff before engaging them in Abuja on Tuesday for the second leg.
According to Leicester City goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel, Kelechi Iheanacho is the best finisher at the club.
Ligue 1’s second-highest goalscorers this term – threatened in stages, however City were clinical in attack and claimed a victory in the first leg of their round of 16 tie.
The Championship side struck thrice in nine first-half minutes to race into a 3-0 lead after just 32 minutes.
Leicester City lifted the historic trophy for the first time in their club’s history last season with a 1-0 win over Chelsea.
The Al Arabi of Tunisia striker caught the Nigerian side napping with a strike from 20-yard in the 47th minute of the tie at the Roumbe Adija Stadium in Garoua, Cameroon.
President Buhari spoke with the team via video conference from the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Sunday morning.
The usual suspects are; Stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi, while others are starting first time since they began their campaign in Cameroon.
The Nantes of France star beats other top performers like Kelechi Iheanacho, Joe Aribo and Taiwo Awoniyi to the award.
The match against the Sudanese will be the second for the Super Eagles in Group D, having won the first by a lone goal against Egypt
Iheanacho, who scored the lone goal of the encounter, was favoured ahead the Egyptians tormentor in chief, Moses Simon.
In a match in which the Super Eagles curtailed the Pharaohs, the Leicester City striker shot into the top-left corner for the goal
The FIFA Under 17 winner will be supported by Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho in their quest for maximum three points in the Group D opener
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the other players who arrived in the early hours of Tuesday morning include three other English-based players, namely: Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); William Ekong (Watford FC, England) and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England).
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Moses Simon from FC Nantes of France was the latest to hit the camp.
The striker is hoping the new year brings more victories for the club and more opportunities for himself, with City in mid-table.
Over the last few weeks, there have been a lot of shenanigans, mainly from Europe, with most clubs calling for the postponement of Africa’s biggest event.