Iheanacho Scores Hat-trick For Leicester City

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice, Sports
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Super Eagles Striker, Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first ever Premier League hat-trick against Sheffield United to help Leicester City to a 5-0 victory.

Iheanacho put Leicester City in the lead just before halftime following a good work from Jamie Vardy.

Ayoze Perez increased Leicester City's lead just after the hour-mark.

Vardy assisted Iheanacho for his second goal of the day.

The former Manchester City striker completed his hat-trick with 12 minutes to go receiving a pass from Wilfred Ndidi to finish a low drive pass Sheffield United goalkeeper.

Iheanacho has now scored in his last three Premier League matches against Burnley, Brighton and Sheffield United for the first time in his career.

The Super Eagles Striker expressed his delight at the end of the match.

"I'm delighted, I have been waiting for this day to come. I thank everyone at the club, I am really happy for this day"