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Two Super Eagles players, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi were on the winning side in the FA Cup final, as Leicester City beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley to clinch their first ever FA cup title.
Youri Tielemans provided the most important moment of the final, with had 20,000 fans in attendance.
The Belgian midfielder strode forward unopposed and unleashed a fierce drive past Kepa Arizzabalaga, to net the winner in the second half.
Leicester City had to ride their luck in the end, with a couple of outstanding saves from Kasper Schmichel keeping them in the game.
VAR also chalked off a late Chelsea goal which was scored by former Foxes’ left-back, Ben Chilwell.
Thomas Tuchel’s men still have one more final to play – in the Champions League against Manchester City on May 29.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK