Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph has described Kelechi Iheanacho’s hat-trick for Leicester City vs Sheffield United as a strong warning to Super Eagles opponents Benin and Lesotho in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Iheanacho’s hat-trick on Sunday is his first in a premier league game and he has now scored 10 goals and made 3 assists so far in all competitions this season.
Dosu said that Iheanacho’s performance will be a delight to Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr ahead of the crucial AFCON qualifiers.
“I am really impressed with the general performance of Kelechi Iheanacho against Sheffield United. His hattrick will definitely vibrate a strong message to Nigeria’s opponents in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Benin and Lesotho,” the Atlanta Olympic gold medal said to completesports.com
“As far as I am concern, Iheanachio has set a record for himself as the first Nigerian player to net a hattrick in the colours of Leicester City. Besides, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr will be delighted with his performance and hoping that he can replicate it against Benin and Lesotho.”