Kelechi Iheanacho Snubbed As 3 Chelsea Stars Make FA Cup Team of the Tournament in Stunning List

Kelechi Iheanacho Snubbed As 3 Chelsea Stars Make FA Cup Team of the Tournament in Stunning List

- Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho has failed to make the FA Cup team of the tournament despite winning it

- The former Manchester City star produced great performances in helping Leicester City to lift the title

- Chelsea's trio of Tammy Abraham, Ziyech and Reece James made the FA Cup team of the 2020/21 season

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Kelechi Iheanacho who currently plays for Premier League side Leicester City has been snubbed in the FA Cup team of the competition despite helping his side to win the title.

Against all odds, Leicester City defeated Chelsea in the final of the FA Cup in which Kelechi Iheanacho performed wonderfully well in the encounter.

Belgium international Youri Tielemans scored the only goal that condemned Chelsea to a defeat in the FA Cup as he also made the team of the tournament.

Iheanacho contributed four goals in six appearances in the competition, among which include a brace against Manchester United in the quarterfinals and netting the only goal in the semi-final win against Southampton.

Wesley Fofana, Caglar Soyuncu, James Justin are the other Leicester City players who made the team of the championship while Brendan Rodgers named the best coach.

According to the official confirmation by the FA Cup, they also explained that Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United also made the team of the tournament.

Reece James, Tammy Abraham and Hakim Ziyech are the three Chelsea players included in the FA Cup team of the season.

Meanwhile, Kelechi Iheanacho will be aiming to continue with his fine form for the Super Eagles as they will be facing Cameroon in doubleheader this month.

Kelechi Iheanacho.
Kelechi Iheanacho celebrating the FA Cup triumph with Leicester City. Photo by Matt Childs
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Previously, Legit.ng had reported how Nigeria international John Ogu stated clearly that Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho is the funniest player in the Super Eagles stressing that all players always want to be with him.

Ogu who is currently working on getting a new club made this known while speaking with Legit.ng in an exclusive video interview.

Ogu explained that he is a hungry player who is always fighting for success as he also stated that the mood in the Super Eagles camp was bad after losing against Argentina at the 2018 World Cup and also against Algeria at the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.

He explained that the friendly game against Argentina in which the Super Eagles won 4-2 was his toughest game in the national team.

Source: Sports Brief News