Iheanacho, Ndidi Celebrate First FA Cup Victory With Nigeria Flag
Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi earned English FA Cup glory on Saturday as Leicester City beat Chelsea 1-0 in the competition’s final match at London’s Wembley Stadium.
Youri Tielemans scored a wonder goal and the video assistant referee (then came to the rescue for Leicester City to win the FA Cup for the first time.
It was the first in the club’s 137-year history.
Tielemans fired into the top left corner from some 25 metres out in the 63rd minute in front of a crowd of some 21,000 fans.
They were allowed into the famed arena as coronavirus restrictions are being eased in England.
But victory was not theirs until an 89th-minute equaliser from Chelsea was nullified by VAR because Ben Chilwell was deemed offside by the smallest of margins in the build-up.
It was Leicester City’s first FA Cup trophy after four lost finals in the past, the last one 52 years ago in 1969.
Also, it was their second major title after a sensational Premier League success in 2016.
They also have three League Cup crowns.
See how the Nigerians celebrated their first FA Cup win: