Kelechi Iheanacho demonstrated outstanding football and scored hat-trick that helped Manuel Pellegrini’s side to reach the FA Cup fifth round. Aston Villa was defeated with 4-0 score
The 19-year-old Saturday’s performance has been applauded by the Federation of International Football Association.
Iheancho was named the Most Valuable Player at the 2013 Fifa U17 World Cup, and the world football governing body through their Twitter congratulated him: “U-17 World Cup star in 2013 Hat-trick hero in the FA Cup today congrats, Kelechi Iheanacho”.
Meanwhile, CSKA rejected Leicester City’s $26.5million bid for Ahmed Musa , which was an improvement on the original offer of $21.6million.
According to the reports, Premier League leaders Leicester City are still very much interested in signing Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa despite having an initial bid turned-down by CSKA Moscow.
In his interview for R-Sport, Musa said: “I leave everything to the club, I would not even comment there is nothing. Let CSKA decide, everything will happen as decided by our leadership. If they agree on something, I will move on, and if they consider that I stay, I will stay with pleasure. Of course, I am very pleased to hear that.Of course, I would like to try myself in a strong championship, but it will happen when it should happen. English League. They show a style that I play.”
#U17WC star in 2013
Hat-trick hero in the #FACup today
Congrats, Kelechi Iheanacho!https://t.co/WFXQhxmeEL pic.twitter.com/FuiBvQ1SDJ
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) January 30, 2016