Tag: John Fashanu

Apr 1981: Portrait of Justin Fashanu of Norwich City.

Justin Fashanu finally inducted into Football Hall of Fame

Justin Fashanu was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday as a trailblazer in the game as the first £1m black player and the first professional footballer to come out as gay, a decision that was to cost him his life.

Alex Iwobi named most expensive Nigerian

At €55.2m, Alex Iwobi has remained the most expensive Nigerian in the CIES Football Observatory’s list of transfer market values.
KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 16: Alex Iwobi of Nigeria controls the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 16, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Former player says national team should build their side around Arsenal star

John Fashanu thinks Nigeria should build their team for the African Cup of Nations around Alex Iwobi, after the 22-year-old's recent upturn in form.