The attack of Arsenal are easily becoming the most potent Premier League trio. Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Alex Iwobi have all combined well this term.
Reports according to AllAfrica.com are claiming that Arsenal star Alex Iwobi will be one of the nominees for the African footballer of the year award.
The report claims Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Ahmed Musa will form a nominee quartet with Alex Iwobi, all from Nigeria.
The full list of nominees will be released in two weeks and the award will be given out in 2017.
The current holder is Borussia Dortmund and Gabon’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, and as much as I would love to see Iwobi pick up an award, it’s crazy to think that he’s in with a shout this year.
Next year, however, should he continue on his current path, will be a completely different story.
Iwobi has three assists in six games this season on the back of two goals and three assists for the senior side last season (plus another two goals and two assists in the league for the u21s and the UEFA Youth League).