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‘Dream come true’ Iheanacho proud to reach FA Cup final with Leicester

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Kelechi Iheanacho is in the form of his life and is delighted to have fired Leicester City to the FA Cup final.

Kelechi Iheanacho has described Leicester City’s qualification to the FA Cup final as a ‘dream come true’.

The Foxes silenced Southampton 1-0 at Wembley Stadium to reach the competition’s final for the first time in 52 years.

However, a tough task await as they will face Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea in their quest to lift the prestigious trophy.

Speaking to LCFC TV, the Nigeria international says he is on cloud nine following his team’s historic feat.

Although, he is aware of the hard work ahead if they are to beat the Blues to the title on May 15.

“It’s really amazing, it’s a dream come true,” said Iheanacho.

“I didn’t know it’s going to come like this, but we are in the final now so we are really happy.

“We need to get back and work hard and focus in our next game. Hopefully, the final, we’ll really work hard that we win.”

“It was a good feeling to see them back in the stadium again. When we are playing, you can hear them screaming and shouting.”

Iheanacho described his goal as ‘beautiful’ while reserving an accolade for his strike partner, Jamie Vardy.

“It’s a beautiful goal,” he continued. “As I said before, the partnership between me and Vards (Vardy), it’s outstanding. His running off the ball, it’s really good.

“He took the defenders on and he cut it back. I was unlucky with the first shot. It bounced off the defender and came back to me, and I picked the corner. I’m really happy we did it together as a team.”

Leicester City continue their quest for a Champions League place when they welcome West Bromwich Albion to the King Power Stadium on Thursday.

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