Manchester City’s Nigerian teen star Kelechi Iheanacho posted a brilliant performance despite not scoring for the Citizens who began their pre-season campaign on a winning note by defeating Adelaide United 2-0 in Australia on Wednesday.
Completesportsnigeria.com reports that Iheanacho started the match and played the first half before being substituted like all the City players that started the match. He had three shots on target in the game played behind closed doors.
Brandon Baker scored the opener in the 63rd minute before Bruno Zuculini doubled the lead for Manuel Pellegrini’s side in the 84th minute.
Their next game is against Melbourne City at the Cbus stadium 18th of July.