AFCON: Kelechi Iheanacho reacts after being voted man-of-the-match vs Egypt

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanaco has expressed delight with the team’s victory over Egypt in today’s Group D opening game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Iheanacho, who was voted Man of the Match, was instrumental for Nigeria as he netted the much important goal in the 30th minute of the game to the delight of the technical crew, led by Austine Eguavoen.

Speaking immediately after receiving the award, the Leicester City star stated that he’s delighted with the result against the Pharaohs of Egypt.

He noted that the Super Eagles was never afraid of the Egyptians and assured that the team will continue to do their best at the tournament.

“It’s a massive win for us. We prepared and worked so hard for this game and we are happy with result. This is surely a good start for us and I hope it will help us in subsequent games.

“We were not scared of the Egyptians. We studied them very well and it showed our performance. This is a good start for us and Nigerians can be sure we will do our best in this competition.

Source: Sahara Reporters.