Kelechi Iheanacho leads Africas’ all time Goal Scorers in the FA cup

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho has surpassed Ivory Coast’s Didier Drobga to lead Africa’s All time highest scorer in the English FA cup with 14 goals.

The Leicester City forward scored the only goal of the game to send the foxes to the finals of the competition

Kelechi Iheanacho scored his 15th goal of the season as Leicester City defeated Southampton 1-0 in the FA Cup semi-final on Sunday.

The 24-year-old forward separated the teams at the Wembley Stadium with his 55th-minute strike.

Since his FA Cup debut in January 2016, Iheanacho has scored 14 goals in 19 games – more than any other player in the competition.

In his 31 appearances this season, the former Manchester City forward has scored eight goals in the Premier League, four FA Cup goals and four Uefa Europa League goals.

Iheanacho played the duration of Sunday’s match alongside his compatriot Wilfred Ndidi, and while Ghana’s Daniel Amartey was an unused substitute. Meanwhile, Mali’s Moussa Djenepo saw 73 minutes of action for Southampton.

Isaac Darko
Isaac Darko is the lead Combat Sports writer for AfroBallers. He is an expert in Boxing, Mixed Martial Art and Wrestling reportage. Isaac is a journalist with newfound love for athlete management and digital media.

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