Kelechi Iheanacho

Date of birth03 October 1996
Place of birthOwerri
NationalityNigerian
Weight77 kg
Height1.87 m
PositionForward

Kelechi Iheanacho played for Nigeria in the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.

Arsenal, Sporting Clube de Portugal and Porto were all tracking his progress, but in December 2013 he travelled to Manchester City, signed a pre-contract agreement stating that he would sign for the club on his 18th birthday in October 2014.

Kelechi joined Leicester City in August 2017 with a five-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester City 03 Oct 2014 03 Aug 2017
Leicester City 03 Aug 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 Manchester City FA Cup 3
4
2015-16 Manchester City League Cup 1
1
2
2015-16 Manchester City Premier League 7
19
8
1
2015-16 Manchester City UEFA Champions League
4
2016-17 Manchester City FA Cup
3
1
2016-17 Manchester City League Cup 2
1
2016-17 Manchester City Premier League 5
15
4
2016-17 Manchester City UEFA Champions League 2
2
2
2017-18 Leicester City FA Cup 4
1
4
1
2017-18 Leicester City Football League Trophy 1
2017-18 Leicester City League Cup 2
1
1
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League 7
14
3
2
2018-19 Leicester City League Cup 1
1
1
2018-19 Leicester City Premier League 7
4
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 Aug 2015 Manchester City v Watford W 2-0 Premier League
12 Sep 2015 Crystal Palace v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
19 Sep 2015 Manchester City v West Ham United L 1-2 Premier League
03 Oct 2015 Manchester City v Newcastle United W 6-1 Premier League
17 Oct 2015 Manchester City v AFC Bournemouth W 5-1 Premier League
25 Oct 2015 Manchester United v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
28 Oct 2015 Manchester City v Crystal Palace W 5-1 League Cup 4th round
31 Oct 2015 Manchester City v Norwich City W 2-1 Premier League
08 Nov 2015 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
21 Nov 2015 Manchester City v Liverpool L 1-4 Premier League
01 Dec 2015 Manchester City v Hull City W 4-1 League Cup 5th round
05 Dec 2015 Stoke City v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
12 Dec 2015 Manchester City v Swansea City W 2-1 Premier League
29 Dec 2015 Leicester City v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
09 Jan 2016 Norwich City v Manchester City W 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 2016 Manchester City v Crystal Palace W 4-0 Premier League
23 Jan 2016 West Ham United v Manchester City D 2-2 Premier League
30 Jan 2016 Aston Villa v Manchester City W 0-4 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 2016 Sunderland v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
06 Feb 2016 Manchester City v Leicester City L 1-3 Premier League
14 Feb 2016 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
21 Feb 2016 Chelsea v Manchester City L 5-1 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 2016 Dynamo Kiev v Manchester City W 1-3 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
02 Mar 2016 Liverpool v Manchester City L 3-0 Premier League
05 Mar 2016 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 4-0 Premier League
12 Mar 2016 Norwich City v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
02 Apr 2016 AFC Bournemouth v Manchester City W 0-4 Premier League
12 Apr 2016 Manchester City v Paris St Germain W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
16 Apr 2016 Chelsea v Manchester City W 0-3 Premier League
23 Apr 2016 Manchester City v Stoke City W 4-0 Premier League
26 Apr 2016 Manchester City v Real Madrid D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 1st leg
01 May 2016 Southampton v Manchester City L 4-2 Premier League
04 May 2016 Real Madrid v Manchester City L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg
08 May 2016 Manchester City v Arsenal D 2-2 Premier League
15 May 2016 Swansea City v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
13 Aug 2016 Manchester City v Sunderland W 2-1 Premier League
20 Aug 2016 Stoke City v Manchester City W 1-4 Premier League
24 Aug 2016 Manchester City v Steaua Bucuresti W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg
10 Sep 2016 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-2 Premier League
14 Sep 2016 Manchester City v Borussia Monchengladbach W 4-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
17 Sep 2016 Manchester City v AFC Bournemouth W 4-0 Premier League
21 Sep 2016 Swansea City v Manchester City W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
02 Oct 2016 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
15 Oct 2016 Manchester City v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
23 Oct 2016 Manchester City v Southampton D 1-1 Premier League
26 Oct 2016 Manchester United v Manchester City L 1-0 League Cup 4th round
05 Nov 2016 Manchester City v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
03 Dec 2016 Manchester City v Chelsea L 1-3 Premier League
06 Dec 2016 Manchester City v Celtic D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group C
10 Dec 2016 Leicester City v Manchester City L 4-2 Premier League
18 Dec 2016 Manchester City v Arsenal W 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2016 Hull City v Manchester City W 0-3 Premier League
31 Dec 2016 Liverpool v Manchester City L 1-0 Premier League
02 Jan 2017 Manchester City v Burnley W 2-1 Premier League
15 Jan 2017 Everton v Manchester City L 4-0 Premier League
01 Mar 2017 Manchester City v Huddersfield Town W 5-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
08 Mar 2017 Manchester City v Stoke City D 0-0 Premier League
11 Mar 2017 Middlesbrough v Manchester City W 0-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
15 Mar 2017 AS Monaco v Manchester City L 3-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
08 Apr 2017 Manchester City v Hull City W 3-1 Premier League
15 Apr 2017 Southampton v Manchester City W 0-3 Premier League
23 Apr 2017 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-1 FA Cup Semi-final
06 May 2017 Manchester City v Crystal Palace W 5-0 Premier League
21 May 2017 Watford v Manchester City W 0-5 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
2015-16 Nigeria FIFA World Cup
1
2015-16 Nigeria International Friendly 1
1
2016-17 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2016-17 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
1
2016-17 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2
2017-18 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
3
1
2017-18 Nigeria International Friendly 3
2
1
1
2018-19 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Nov 2015 Swaziland v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa preliminary round
25 Mar 2016 Nigeria v Egypt D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
31 May 2016 Luxembourg v Nigeria W 1-3 International Friendly
03 Sep 2016 Nigeria v Tanzania W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
09 Oct 2016 Zambia v Nigeria W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
12 Nov 2016 Nigeria v Algeria W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
23 Mar 2017 Nigeria v Senegal D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2017 Nigeria v Togo W 3-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2017 Nigeria v South Africa L 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E
01 Sep 2017 Nigeria v Cameroon W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
04 Sep 2017 Cameroon v Nigeria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
10 Nov 2017 Algeria v Nigeria L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
14 Nov 2017 Argentina v Nigeria W 2-4 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Poland v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
28 May 2018 Nigeria v Congo DR D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 England v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Czech Republic L 0-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2018 Croatia v Nigeria L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
22 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group D
26 Jun 2018 Nigeria v Argentina L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group D
08 Sep 2018 Seychelles v Nigeria W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.