London - Captain of Manchester City Vincent Kompany has
hailed Nigerian teen prospect Kelechi Iheanacho for his match winning goal
against Crystal Palace that helped the premier league champions maintain their
perfect start to the season in England.
The 18-year-old came off the bench to score the winner and
announced himself to followers of the game in England, and when Kompany was
asked about who the Nigerian was, he replied by calling the former U17 star the
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"Who is Iheanacho? Vincent Kompany was asked that very
question. 'You tell me! He's the mystery man,' the captain said.
'He's been around the club for a while, had difficulty
sorting out his papers, work permit and stuff, but has always been a great
'He's had a really good pre-season. Even when he didn't play
well he scored. At the moment it looks like he's third in the pecking order,
and at his young age and at this kind of club, it's a massive achievement
'I can only hope that he's going to score even more for us.
It's great for the club to have a young player coming through.'For
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