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Nigerian top stars miss out on Champions League

Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho will not play in the next season’s Champions League with Leicester City after 2-0 defeat to Manchester United on the final day of the Premier League.

Both Nigerian stars were picked in the starting XI by manager Brendan Rodgers, as the Foxes looked for a win over the Red Devils at the King Power Stadium.

Ndidi played the entire 90 minutes, while Iheanacho was replaced in the 58th minute by Ayoze Perez.

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Leicester City were in the top four for most of the 2019/2020 campaign.

However, they failed to find their post-COVID form after the restart and lost out to Manchester United and Chelsea, who will represent England in the Champions League along with Manchester City and Liverpool.

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