Former U-17 star and Manchester City player, Kelechi Iheanacho is proving to be quite a hit with his premier league side, Manchester City.
The teenager plundered three goals to help Manuel Pellegrini see off Aston Villa in the FA Cup with a resounding 4-0 victory.
The youngster had been picked to lead the attack line and he repaid his manager’s faith in sublime fashion.
Odion Ighalo is another Nigerian in the news for his on-field exploits. His Premier League side, Watford, was staring down the barrel of a most ignoble stalemate against championship side, Nottingham Forest in theei FA Cup tie when the Super Eagles striker popped up in the 89th minute to spare their blushes.