London - Striker Kelechi Iheanacho says he is very excited to
score against United coached by Jose Mourinho in the Manchester derby on Saturday.
First-half goals from Kevin de Bruyne - a player Mourinho
sold when he was at Chelsea to Wolfsburg, and Iheanacho sent City into a 2-0
lead in the first-half before a colossal error by Claudio Bravo gifted Zlatan
Ibrahimovic a goal late in the half.
Though substituted in the 53rd minute for Fernando, Iheanacho
says they victory was a good one for him and the team.
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“Am very happy to get a goal and provided an assist too, it’s
a good one for me and the team.
“I didn’t anticipate the opportunity, but when it came I took
it, am very happy.”
News24 reported that Iheanacho hit the only goal of the game
as Nigeria defeated Tanzania 1-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo
on September 3.For
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