Super Eagles and Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has been named March’s Premier League player of the month.
Kelechi Iheanacho, 24, scored five goals in three league appearances for the Foxes in the lead-up to the international break last month, including his first Premier League hat-trick against Sheffield United.
The super eagles forward became a regular partner with Jamie Vardy in front following the absence of James Maddison and Harvey Barnes, scoring league goals in the 2-1 win at Brighton and the 1-1 draw against Burnley.
Iheanacho won the won the award ahead of Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, Tottenham striker Harry Kane, West Ham’s Jesse Lingard, Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier, Manchester United defender Luke Shaw and Brighton’s Leandro Trossard.
He became the fourth Nigeria player to win the award joining Jay Jay Okocha, Osaze Odewingie and Odion Ighalo.