Ndidi, Iheanacho taste victory as Leicester City beat Chelsea to win 2021 FA Cup




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•File photo of Ndidi and Iheanacho celebrating in colours

Nigerian internationals Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were part of history-making evening, 15, 2021, as their club, , beat hard-fighting Chelsea to 2021 English FA Cup.

A lone goal a brilliant long-range by Youri Tielemans which beat Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in 63rd minute electrified sizable crowd that watched thrilling encounter at the famous Wembley Stadium and ultimately decided the game – handing the prized trophy for the first time ever.

Striker Iheanacho substituted later in stanza of game but midfield marshal Ndidi starred till referee’s final whistle.

Goalkeeper and skipper Kasper Schmeichel ensured victory for Leicester with his point-blank saves.  

A late equaliser by Ben Chiwell cancelled after VAR adjudged him to have been millimetres offside.