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Meet The Handsome Igbo Man Who Plays For a Premier League Football Club in England (PHOTOS)

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By BeckyIV | self meida writer
Published 25 days ago - 49 views

The 24 years old United kingdom based star Kelechi Iheanacho is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for English Premier League club Leicester City and the also Nigeria's men senior national team.

Kelechi Iheanacho is proudly an Igbo man by tribe and was born and raised in Imo State in the eastern and Igbo-speaking region of the west African country Nigeria.

The Football star also know as Nacho, started his football career playing for Taye Academy in Owerri, which is the capital city of Kelechi's State. His outstanding performances for his home country Nigeria in FIFA Under 17 World cup made top European Football Clubs show interest in him. But English Premier League Football Club giants Manchester City were the lucky ones who got the signature of the young Nigerian football star.

Iheanacho performed so well at the Under 17 World Cup that the Confederation of African Football named him Most Promising Talent of the Year.

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Leicester City Football Club is a professional football club based in Leicester in the East Midlands, England. The club competes in the Premier League, the top division of England's football league system, and plays its home matches at the King Power Stadium.

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