Super Eagles hitman shortlisted for two Awards in England


Leicester City and Super Eagles Striker, Kelechi Iheanacho and Brendan Rodgers have been shortlisted for Premier League awards for March

The Foxes striker is up for EA Sports Player of the Month and Budweiser Goal of the Month.

He has scored five goals in March, including a hat-trick in City’s 5-0 win against Sheffield United at King Power Stadium, with his volley against Burnley in contention for the Goal of the Month accolade.

Rodgers has been nominated for Barclays Manager of the Month after his side went undefeated in March; he is up against the likes of Brighton & Hove Albion’s Graham Potter, Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel and Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

EA Sports Player of the Month Shortlist:

Andreas Christensen | Chelsea
Kelechi Iheanacho | Leicester City
Harry Kane | Tottenham Hotspur
Jesse Lingard | West Ham United
Riyad Mahrez | Manchester City
Illan Meslier | Leeds United
Luke Shaw | Manchester United
Leandro Trossard | Brighton & Hove Albion

Barclays Manager of the Month Shortlist:

Graham Potter | Brighton & Hove Albion
Brendan Rodgers | Leicester City
Ole Gunnar Solskjær | Manchester United
Thomas Tuchel | Chelsea

Budweiser Goal of the Month Shortlist:

Kelechi Iheanacho | Burnley vs. Leicester City
Mason Mount | Liverpool vs. Chelsea
Che Adams | Sheffield United vs. Southampton
Harry Kane | Tottenham Hotspur vs. Crystal Palace
Dwight McNeil | Everton vs. Burnley
Erik Lamela | Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Leandro Trossard | Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Newcastle United
Jesse Lingard | West Ham United vs. Arsenal

Voting is open now and closes at 6pm on Monday 29 March.


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