Kelechi Iheanacho Joins Exclusive EPL List

Kelechi Iheanacho Joins Exclusive EPL List


IheKelechi Iheanacho is now the 16th player in the English Premier League (EPL) to have scored 10 goals just before he turns 20.

According to the Premier League’s official website, the Nigeria forward, at the age of 19, 11 months and 14 days “is the oldest of the select group of teenagers to have reached double digits” before they turned 20.

The former Nigeria under-17 star scored his 10th Premier League goal against Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium as Manchester City romped to a 4-0 victory last Saturday.

Iheanacho has become the first Manchester City player to achieve the feat.

The Super Eagles man’s 10 goals have come from just 14 of his shots being on target while he has made 30 appearances in the Premier League.

Other top names on that exclusive list are Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney, Robbie Fowler, Nicolas Anelka, Romelu Lukaku, Ryan Giggs, Jermaine Defoe, Raheem Sterling, Emile Heskey and Robbie Keane among others.