By Johnny Edward:
Arsenal teen star Alex Iwobi is the first Super Eagles player to arrive at the Bolton White Apartments in Abuja ahead of Friday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Egypt, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.
Iwobi who has been in sparkling form for the Gunners in recent weeks scored his first English Premier League goal for Arsenal in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Everton.
Iwobi has made 14 appearances for the Gunners in his debut season for the club.
“@Arsenal star @alexiwobi is first foreign-based player to hit camp ahead #2017AFCON qualifiers vs Egypt.” a tweet on the official handle of the Nigerian Football Federation revealed.
The handle also revealed that two players from Turkey namely Azubuike Okechukwu and Godfrey Oboabona are expected in camp on Sunday.
“Two more @NGSuperEagles players from Turkey expected tonight to join @Arsenal star @alexiwobi in Camp.”