Iheanacho, Tuchel Win Premier League Player, Manager For Month Of March


Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has won the English Premier League player for the month of March.

The Super Eagles attacker was recognised and rewarded for his outstanding goal scoring record in the month of March.

He saw off competition from Manchester City’s Algerian star Riyad Mahrez, Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, West Ham United’s Jesse Lingard, Leeds United’s Illan Meslier, Manchester United’s Luke Shaw, Brighton & Hove Albion’s Leandro Trossard and Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen.

The former Manchester City player scored 5 goals in 3 Premier League matches in the month under review.

It is also the 24-year-old’s first individual honour in English top flight football.

He joins Jay-Jay Okocha, Peter Odemwingie and Odion Ighalo as the fourth Nigerian player to win the monthly prize in the Premier League.

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel was announced the winner of the manager of the month award.

Tuchel’s side remain unbeaten in all competitions since his arrival, which included three Premier League games in March from which the Blues took seven points from a possible nine to move back into the top four.

He also becomes the second German manager in the history of the Premier League to win the prestigious monthly award after Jurgen Klopp.

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