Iwobi Beats Mikel To Complete Sports March Player Of The Month

Iwobi Beats Mikel To Complete Sports March Player Of The Month

Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi has been voted Complete Sports Player of the Month for March.

 

The 19-year-old polled an overwhelming 76% of the votes from Complete Sports readers and Completesportsnigeria.com users.

 

In second place is Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi who was voted Player of the Month for February. 

 

The Chelsea midfielder polled 17%, while Kano Pillars midfielder Rabiu Ali got 7% of the votes.  

 

After impressing in previous games, Iwobi finally made his UEFA Champions League debut against Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Wednesday March 16. He was to later make way for Olivier Giroud on 72 minutes after a brilliant showing.

 

Against Everton in his first ever league start on March 19, Iwobi scored his first ever goal for Arsenal in a 2-0 win at Goodison Park.

 

And on Friday March 25 in the 2017 AFCON qualifier, Iwobi's impressive displays for Arsenal finally earned him his official game for the Super Eagles against Egypt

 

He was introduced in the second half and created an assist for Victor Moses whose effort was cleared off the line.

 

Also in the reverse fixture on Tuesday March 29, Iwobi went in as a second half substitute in the game which the Eagles lost.

 

HOW YOU VOTED

 

Alex Iwobi 76 per cent

 

Mikel Obi 17 per cent

 

Rabiu Ali  7 per cent

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