Kelechi Iheanancho equals Didier Drogba

Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria and Leicester Metropolis striker, Kelechi Iheanancho has equaled the document set by Ivorian soccer legend Didier Drogba for essentially the most targets scored by an African participant within the FA Cup.

Drogba scored 12 targets within the competitors earlier than leaving Chelsea in 2012.

On Sunday, March 21, Iheanacho netted twice within the FA Cup fixture in opposition to Manchester United on the King Energy Stadium to take his objective tally within the competitors to 12.

His first objective got here within the 24th minute of the sport earlier than he scored the second within the 78th minute.

 

Kelechi Iheanancho equals Didier Drogba

 

“I’m delighted for Kelechi,” stated Leicester coach Brendan Rodgers. “I see enchancment in him and, daily, he trains so onerous.”

The previous Manchester Metropolis star will likely be hoping to formally break the document after they face Southampton within the semi-final of the FA Cup.

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