Alex Iwobi is feeling the love from the Nigeria fans over the international break, particularly after his impressive recent form for Arsenal.
A large crowd gathered to watch Nigeria in training, ahead of their match against Libya at the weekend. Iwobi was a particular fan favourite, with supporters mobbing him for selfies and chanting ‘Arsenal! Arsenal!’, according to ScoreNigeria.
Iwobi’s father Chuka told the media that the love his son receives is a mutual feeling.
“Alex is loved by the nation and he also loves Nigeria,” Iwobi Sr. said. “The love of the fans is remarkable. He playing for Nigeria is a privilege and a joy for his family.”