Tag: Nigeria

Arsenal without Elneny for a month next year as Egypt beat Nigeria

Facing each other for the second time in a week on international duty, Egypt beat Nigeria on Tuesday to qualify for the next African Cup of Nations tournament.

Iwobi and his dad on player’s hopes for future

Chuka Iwobi told reporters that he hopes his son, Alex, has started out on a long journey with Nigeria after making his competitive debut for the side against Egypt on Friday.

Iwobi now officially ineligible to play for England

Arsenal stars Mohamed Elneny and Alex Iwobi had to share the spoils on Friday evening as Egypt met Nigeria in an African Cup of Nations Qualifier.

Arsenal midfielder: I'm fit and ready to play

Missing Nigeria training on Tuesday, there was some speculation as to whether Alex Iwobi was injured or unwell. The 19-year-old has made a name for...
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Injury update: Iwobi taken to hospital

It's been a whirlwind week for Alex Iwobi, who scored his first Arsenal goal and has now been taken to hospital on international duty. Teaming...
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Iwobi set for new deal that will eclipse Manchester United youngster

Arsenal are set to up Alex Iwobi’s wages by a whopping 900% after his impressive breakthrough into the first team according to reports. As we...

Iwobi invited to join up with Nigeria for Brazil game

Alex Iwobi has been invited by Nigeria to take part in their upcoming friendly with Brazil. Find out more here.

English elitism as Arsenal and Bournemouth forwards told to snub second nations

Nigeria and DC Congo might feel a little bit put out today after both Arsene Wenger and Eddie Howe both advised Alex Iwobi and...

Arsenal youngster earns first international call-up

Alex Iwobi has had a day or two to remember. The 19-year-old, still awaiting his debut for the Arsenal first team, was on the bench...

Nigeria to cap Arsenal man to seal allegiance

Nigeria are planning on capping Alex Iwobi to secure his future as a Super Eagle.

Wenger enlisted to help 'rebuild Nigerian football'

Arsene Wenger has met with the president of the Nigerian Football Federation who are hopeful of enlisting him to help 'rebuild Nigerian football'.

Arsenal England youngster invited to represent Nigeria

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi has been invited to join the Nigerian u23 side despite having already turned out for England at u16, 17 and 18...