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Kelechi Iheanacho Pleased With Derby Heroics

IheSuper Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has spoken about his happiness following his impressive displays in Saturday’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford.

Iheanacho scored the winner and created the assist for City’s opener as Manchester United lost the derby 1-2 at Old Trafford.

The 19-year-old explained that taking part in the Manchester derby represented “a dream come true” while voicing his happiness at a performance for the ages.

“It means the world to me because it was a dream come true for me to play in the Manchester derby.

“It was also important to score the winning goal in the game so I am very happy for my team and everyone because we really worked very hard to get the victory.

“For the goal, it was being at the right place at the right time.

“I didn’t anticipate the shot actually but I am happy it came off me and I scored.

“I am very happy to get the goal and the assist,” he said.

Saturday’s goal was Iheanacho’s first for City in all competitions this season.

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