Super Eagles forward Kelechi completed a resounding week with a goal in the Manchester derby and celebrated with his City teammate with a cheeky picture inside the dressing room after the game as he expressed his delight with his first derby goal.
The 19-year-old who was playing in his second Manchester derby become the youngest City goalscorer ever in one of Britain’s most anticipated games when he scored to make it 2-0.
United pulled one back but it was too late as Pep Guardiola’s men held on for the vital win at Old Trafford which left Iheanacho extremely happy.
The Nigerian international posted a picture of himself and teammates Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling, and John Stones with the caption: “The blue Manchester #mcfc #Godisthegreatest.”
Earlier he had posted: “HUGE Congratulations to the team for a MASSIVE 3 points….Super pleased to have scored my first Manchester derby goal. Thanks to the fans for the away support #MCFC #Godisthegreatest.”
Iheanaho scored a wonder goal for Nigeria in the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) final Group G match against Tanzania and that strike went on to be voted CNN’s Goal of the Week.
Manchester City returns to action on Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League when they host Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach at the Etihad.