By Johnny Edward:
Former Super Eagles captain and coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on the pair of Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi following their impressive showing for their respective teams, Arsenal and Leicester City in Monday’s English Premier League clash at the Emirates, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Arsenal came from a goal down to beat Leicester City 3-1 with Iwobi having a hand in the Gunners’ third goal and Ndidi as well coming close to scoring twice in the encounter.
A second half brace from Pierre Emerick Aubameyang sealed a comfortable win for the Gunners after Mesut Ozil had cancelled out an own-goal by Hector Bellerin.
Oliseh who handed Ndidi and Iwobi their international debut while he was in charge of the Super Eagles in 2015, praised Iwobi for his remarkable composure and maturity during the game.
The former Juventus and Borussia Dortmund midfielder was also thrilled with Iwobi’s decision making on the pitch.
“Extremely pleased to see the high level Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi are playing tonight,” Oliseh tweeted.
“Matured and composed. Iwobi’s decision making is remarkable. Emery’s Arsenal is playing world class football!!.”
Oliseh also lavished praise on Arsenal boss, Unai Emery who recorded his 10th straight win in all competitions on Monday.
It was the first time since 2007 that the Gunners matched this feat.
Oliseh also predicted that the Gunners will get better under the Spanish tactician.
“He’s (Emery) an excellent coach who impressed me highly way back when he was at Sevilla.”
Oliseh quiped: “Arsenal will get even better than they are now!! Like joke like joke, Arsenal dey 2 points from 1st ooo.”