Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho has commended his Leicester City teammates and fans alike for their tenacity which handed them a Fourth-Round ticket in the League Cup otherwise known as the Carabao Cup

Iheanacho was indeed the hero or the Foxes as he converted the final spot-kick to hand Leicester City a 3-1 penalty shoot-out win against Wolverhampton Wanderers in their Third-Round tie at the Molineux Stadium on Tuesday night.

Both sides battled to a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes of thrilling football action.

Iheanacho, who came in as a 61st minute replacement for Jamie Vardy, netted the decisive spot kick to help the Foxes secure a place in the fourth round after two of his teammates hit the back of the net, while the hosts scored once.

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Iheanacho on his Twitter handle gave accolades to the fans and especially to the keeper for the night who made some daring saves.

With the likes of Manchester City already through to the Fourth Round also, Iheanacho and his teammates will be hoping for a ‘kind draw’ in the next phase of the League Cup.

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