Kelechi Iheanacho does not feel under pressure ahead of
Nigeria’s upcoming Africa Cup of Nations campaign.
The Leicester City striker links up with his country ahead of the
competition, which is being held in Egypt next month.
Iheanacho returned to Gernot Rohr’s squad having previously
been left out , with the manager questioning his
professionalism in March.
Former Manchester City striker Iheanacho cost City £25million
when he moved to the King Power Stadium two summers ago
and has netted just eight times in the Premier League for the
That includes a single strike this season, in September’s routine
win over Huddersfield Town.
Iheanacho ended the season on a barren run of 24 League
games without a goal, so is he feeling the pressure to perform
for his country?
He told footballlive.ng: “I am relaxed, just being focused and
ready for the task ahead.
“I am not under any pressure to deliver.
“I have been scoring goals for the Super Eagles and I want to
“There are drought times for every striker and I am not an
exemption but I will keep my head up, stay focused,
determined and ready for the task ahead.”