Kelechi Iheanacho tells Super Eagles teammate to call him before seeing his Premier League awards

Kelechi Iheanacho tells Super Eagles teammate to call him before seeing his Premier League awards

Oluwatomiwa Babalola

- Kelechi Iheanacho aka 'seniorman Kelz' dedicated his first Premier League to all mothers

- The Super Eagles forward found the back of the net thrice against struggling Sheffield United

- Kelechi has now joined the list of Nigerian stars who have scored hattricks in the EPL

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Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first-ever Premier League hat-trick for Leicester City in their 5-0 demolition of relegation-threatened Sheffield United at the Kind Power Stadium over the weekend.

His goals came in the 39th, 69th, and 78th minutes respective to take his tally to six goals after 16 EPL matches for the Foxes so far this campaign.

He was also voted man of the match for his brilliant display for Brendan Rodgers men as they maintain the third position on the log - five points better than fourth-place Chelsea after 29 games.

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After the match, Wilfred Ndidi caught up with his countryman in the dressing room and decided to interview Iheanacho on the feat he achieved in the game in continuation of their 'seniorman Kelz' series, and the ex-Man City star dedicated the goals to all mothers in celebration of their day.

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Kelechi Iheanacho in action for Leicester City against Sheffield United. The Nigerian star scored a hattrick in the game at the King Power Stadium. Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/POOL/AFP
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"Today is mothers' day, I wish you all the best, keep taking care of us, so, seniorman Kelz wish you Happy Mothers' Day.
"You know say as seniorman, na so all these things dey come, I no just dey tell you, dem dey inside the locker. And thank you for the assist the other match."

In total, Kelechi has scored nine goals across all competitions and he could play Champions League football if Leicester maintain their position until the end of the season. earlier reported that Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho grabbed his first Premier League hat-trick on Sunday, March 14, helping Leicester City defeat Sheffield United 5-0.

Leicester took full advantage of both Chelsea and Everton’s slip this weekend and of a team bereft of, well, anything.

Sheffield were very poor and looked shellshocked by the sacking of manager Chris Wilder 24 hours earlier.

Oluwatomiwa is a sports editor with He has over eight years of field and office experience in the media industry. He graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism in 2014 with HND in Mass Communication. Connect with him on Twitter @TomiwaBabalola.