‘What really happened to Iheanacho?’ – Twitter reacts to Nigeria star’s snub for Afcon – Goal.com

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The Leicester City forward was one of two players axed from the Super Eagles squad for the Afcon later this month Following his exclusion from Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), football enthusiasts took to social media to express their concerns over Kelechi Iheanacho’s dip in form. The Leicester City star has been struggling for form after playing a bit-part role for the Foxes in the 2018-19 Premier League season.Article continues below Despite Rohr’s claims that Iheanacho would get some playing time against Zimbabwe, the 22-year-old was missing in action on Saturday and was made to wait for his first game for the Super Eagles in 2019. Editors’ Picks From Parris, with love! Neville’s England change French perceptions with stylish Scotland win No one wants English football fans in their town or city, and who could blame them? Nelson, Smith Rowe & the six youngsters Arsenal must build their future around ​USWNT, are you watching? Ferocious France crush South Korea in Paris wipeout Fans are now worried by the two-time Caf’s Most Promising Talent of the Year. What really happened to Iheanacho? He was a promising young star.— ALHAJI TeaJAY🇳🇬🇫🇮 #cfc# 💯 👳🏿‍♂️ (@teejaybaba) June 9, 2019— Gagznation (@Gagznation) June 9, 2019Same way he ruined Jadon Sancho’s career? Let’s face it Iheanacho wasn’t just a serious player. https://t.co/hN8qBIMpIA— temitayo (@TemiAdelami) June 9, 2019To think that Kelechi Iheanacho used to be compared to Marcus Rashford at some point. You’ve got to feel for the lad.— Godwin Enakhena (@genakhena) June 9, 2019Kelechi Iheanacho should not have left Man City. He was only 21 at the time and was getting little minutes. He was scoring whenever he comes on. Should have stayed and battled with Gabriel Jesus. Should have been learning under Pep Guardiola.This exclusion pain me I no go lie.— Ediye (@iamOkon) June 9, 2019Kelechi Iheanacho is still that prodigiously talented footballer with a left foot hooker and magic but no matter how naturally gifted you are, if you do not put equal measure of hard work and consistency to push the talent to the front of the line and sustain it, it failure.— EDAFE MATTHEW ESEOGHENE (@ELEGBETE1) June 9, 2019So which manager will improve Kelechi Iheanacho? Since football Einsteins believe it’s a managers job and not the player’s.— Jire (@olajiire_) June 9, 2019Iheanacho : Hi influencers, I want you to sing my praises. I must go to Egypt.Influencers : Okay oo**Next morning : Iheanacho, you have a letter… 👇👇 pic.twitter.com/4Bfe5hV94j— Trophy Zone (@Trophyzone1308) June 9, 2019Kelechi Iheanacho was seen as the next best player Nigeria has ever produced during 2013 U17 tournament, but wrong decision ruin career.He should have joined a team like FC Porto to build his career instead his father coerced him to Man City because of money.— AUBREY💡 (@Johnaubrey5) June 9, 2019iheanacho was flourishing under Manuel pelegrini… That man was able to utilize him, pep came and started benching, didn’t give him enough chances to prove himself and went ahead to sign Gabriel Jesus in January that same season forcing iheanacho out … Pep ruined him!!— Black Torreira (@tweetraider_) June 9, 2019Rohr Dropped Iheanacho from Super Eagles AFCON 2019 Squad.Kelechi Iheanacho we thought would be the Okocha/Nwankwo Kanu of this age.What happened to him? 🤦😪— itz Osas Cruz (@ItsOsas_) June 9, 2019Could this miss by Kelechi iheanacho sum up his progress so far including his exclusion from the super eagles squad by Gernot Rohr pic.twitter.com/vqgsaJN2Bw— Otunba Bussie (@Iam_bussiepr) June 9, 2019Dropping Kelechi Iheanacho from the AFCON 2019 squad caps what has been a terrible season for the young lad..His move to Leicester City has been nothing but Disaster!!— KNOXPETE (@KNOXTAINMENT) June 9, 2019— Adebisi Naheem (@survix) June 9, 2019Talent without HARDWORK and DEDICATION can ruin ur CAREER in life.We wish you all the best Kelechi Iheanacho. If you had scored that great opportunity against Man city, we would have won the league, and that would have been a serious impact in ur career but😑. pic.twitter.com/2FWnxAl4mQ— 2002 till date (@itzbellum) June 9, 2019Gernot Rohr dropped Kelechi Iheanacho. You guys should not blame any coach. Iheanacho used his hands to ruin himself, but I still like him o 😒. We should be happy, at least there is no one to give us hypertension or heart attack during this year’s AFCON pic.twitter.com/UoAiDL6upJ— Sarcastic tongue😎 (@therealbrains03) June 9, 2019Glad Kelechi Iheanacho was unable to fraud his way into Nigeria’s AFCON squad. Good riddance.— MR. MAN (@Waliyadeniran) June 9, 2019Guardiola played no part in ruining iheanacho’s career. He is not just good enough— wesprinzz (@wesprinzz) June 9, 2019Kelechi Iheanacho was comfortably one of the best talents we had seen in decades in Nigeria. A damn shame.— Purple Reign. (@Mafid0n) June 9, 2019