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Iheanacho help Manchester City secure Champions League spot

15/05/2016

/ by Biyi Akangbe
Iheanacho Champions League
Nigerian sensation, Kelechi Iheanacho scored his eight Premier League goal in the last game of the season, as Manchester City played out a 1-1 draw with Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

Iheanacho strike five minutes into the game, which was good inspiration for the Manuel Pellegrini-tutored side in the away encounter. But late in the first half, Ghanaian forward, Andre Ayew equalized for Swansea in the 45th minute.

The 19-year-old Nigerian striker was substituted by making way for Samir Nasri in the 72nd minute.

He scored eight goals in his seven appearances for the Citizens, helping them to finish in fourt position with 66 points from 38 games. The former Golden Eaglets striker handed his jersey to a fan after the match at the Liberty Stadium.

Also, it was Pellegrini’s last game in charge ; as the Chilean will be replaced by outgoing Bayern Munich manager, Josep ‘Pep’ Guardiola in the coming season.

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