What went wrong? – Nigerians react to Iheanacho being left out of AFCON squad

Kelechi Iheanacho’s exclusion from the Super Eagles squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) came as a little shock to Nigerians who have monitored his progress in the past year.

The 2018/2019 season could best be described a poor one for the left-footed striker who was only restricted to cameos in some of Leicester’s matches.

In 36 matches across all competitions in the just ended season, Iheanacho managed only two goals with none coming in the Premier League.

Super Eagles Gernot Rohr has always spoken fondly of him and affirmed his belief in the two-time CAF Young Best Player award winner.

The 2019 AFCON was meant to be an escape for the youngster and offer him a chance to remind the world of the talent he has.

Luck however eluded him as he was left out of the final 23-man squad for the 2019 AFCON.

Iheanacho and midfielder Simi Ajayi were dropped from the team that was announced on Sunday.

The latest disappointment has led to some Nigerians questioning what could have gone wrong for the man once touted as Nigeria football’s next big thing.

Source JiveNaija.com
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