Leicester City Forward, Kelechi Ehenacho has been announced as the English Premier League player of the month for March 2021. Before the International break last month, the star player netted five goals in three appearances for the foxes. One of the goals that made the Nigerian-born player shine was his hat-trick against Sheffield United. Ehenacho won the award ahead of Chelsea defender, Andreas Christensen, Tottenham Striker, Harry Kane, West Ham’s Jesse Lingard, Manchester City, Riyad Mahrez, Manchester United Defender, luke Shaw, Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier and Brighton's Leandro Trossard.
Ihenacho is now the fourth amongst Nigerian-born players to win such an award, After Austin J J Okocha, Osaze Odemwingie, and Odion Ighalo.