Friday, 6 January 2017

ARSENAL'S ALEX IWOBI WINS AFRICAN YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR FOR 2016

The winger relished a fine campaign for
both the Gunners and Nigeria last year,
while Kelechi Iheanacho was denominated as the
Most Promising Aptitude of the Year
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has been designated
African Youth Player of the Year for 2016 at
the African Player of the Year awards.
The winger relished a stellar 2016 for both
club and country, becoming a customary fixture
at Arsenal while withal impressing for Nigeria.
Iwobi, 20, marked his maiden Premier
League start for Arsenal with a goal against
Everton in March last year, keeping his
place in the first team until the terminus of the
2015-16 season.
He additionally netted his first competitive goal for
Nigeria in October last year as the Super
Eagles downed Zambia 2-1 in a World Cup
qualifier.
Iwobi currently has three goals to his denomination
in all competitions for Arsenal so far this
term.
His Nigeria team-mate and Manchester
City striker Kelechi Iheanacho was withal
designated Most Promising Aptitude of 2016 at
the awards ceremony.
Iheanacho played a role in availing City
claim the Capital One Cup last year, scoring
two goals in the tournament, while additionally
availing the club finish fourth in the Premier
League table.
The striker, 20, has since scored six goals
at the commencement of the current Premier League
campaign, while he withal found the back of
the net four times in six games for Nigeria in
2016.

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