Alexander Chuka Iwobi ( born 3 May 1996) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the Nigeria national team.
He is the nephew of former professional footballer Jay-Jay Okocha.

Iwobi started as a youth international for England, with whom he won the Victory Shield of 2011. Iwobi went on though to play for Nigeria. He made his senior debut for the Super Eagles on 8 October 2015, replacing Ahmed Musa in the 57th minute of a 2–0 friendly defeat to DR Congo in Visé, Belgium.

He was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was not a part of the 18-man final squad.

In August 2017 Iwobi pulled out of Nigeria’s squad for that month’s World Cup qualifiers due to injury.On 7 October 2017, Iwobi scored for Nigeria in a 1–0 win over Zambia to secure the Super Eagles a spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

He was named in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


FA Cup: 2016–17
FA Community Shield: 2015, 2017

England Youth

Victory Shield: 2011
CAF Young Player of the Year: 2016
CAF Team of the Year: 2016

Culled from Wikipedia.

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