VIDEO: Arsenal and Nigeria star Iwobi visits community

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The winger rewarded the club's Premier League Kicks Hero, Dillon White, following his work within the programme

Alex Iwobi has visited an Arsenal community programme to reward the club's 'Premier League Kicks Hero'.

The Gunners forward marked the 10th anniversary of the club's 'Kicks' project, which aims to use football as a way to engage the local community.

And, while he was there, Iwobi presented an award to member Dillon White, presenting him with a comic book strip that tells the story of his journey within the programme.

"When I first got involved, it just felt good to be doing something football related with my team, Arsenal," he said.

Imagine Arsenal star Alex Iwobi turning up to your local football session? Arsenal in the Community are celebrating 10 years of the Arsenal Kicks programme! http://po.st/MnyJbT Posted by The Arsenal Foundation on Wednesday, 28 June 2017

"But Kicks is about more than football. It's a way of giving encouragement and support to people who might need it. As an Arsenal in the community coach now, I'm proud to be playing my part in that for the next generation."

Iwobi added: "Meeting Dillon and the rest of the guys was a pleasure. They were just like how I was a few years ago, so it's incredible to see that Arsenal can play a role in helping them to do well."

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