Kelechi Iheanacho Expresses Sadness Over Leicester City Relegation

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, expresses sadness over the relegation of the Foxes to the Skybet Championship.

The Foxes will play in the English Skybet Championship next season after being relegated from the English Premier League.

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Leicester needed to win on the final day of the 2022/23 season. And for Everton to drop points at home to AFC Bournemouth.

Although the Foxes were 2-1 victors at King Power Stadium, a 1-0 victory for Everton left the team two points behind.

And after nine glorious years in the top flight, Leicester City will play in the SkyBet Championship next season.

Nigerian forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, in his reaction expressed sadness about the relegation. And in his expressions, the former Manchester City forward, said he lacked words to express himself.

Kelechi Iheanacho express disappointment over Leicester City’s relegation

“I’m so disappointed,” Iheanacho was quoted club’s Website. “I have no words; I don’t know what to say.”

“I just say thanks to everyone at the Football Club, the fans and everyone that supported us right from the start to now. If life kicks you, you need to stand up and keep going. We’ll try to keep going, stay strong, and hopefully we’ll get back up.”

However, the unrelenting support from the Blue Army means a great deal to the 26-year-old. And he stated that, now is the time for the team to get back up on track instead of dwelling in the temporary setback.

“It’s a bad time for the Club and for everyone,” he continued.

Kelechi Iheanacho expresses sadness over Leicester City's relegation to the Championship.
Kelechi Iheanacho with teammates

“We can’t go back now, thinking about it. We have to move forward. The fans were really amazing today. Even at the end, they were clapping and trying to support us. It’s a hard one, going down, so I just want to thank them for all their support and everything they’ve done.

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“They supported the Club right from the start. We’ll try our best to come back up.”

Kelechi Iheanacho and other Leicester City players may likely take a pay-cut following the relegation.

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