Alex Iwobi’s performance against Zambia attracts Manchester City

The Citizens ditched the rivalry they have with the north London club to praise the Gunners youngster after a goalscoring outing for the Super Eagles alongside…

Goals from Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho sealed Nigeria’s 2-1 victory against Zambia in Ndola on Sunday and Manchester City has found the performance of the Arsenal player too good to be ignored.

The Citizens in their column - that documents the international activities of their players - Iwobi who inspired the Super Eagles to victory at the Levy Nwanawasa Stadium.

 “Kelechi Iheanacho’s strike for Nigeria was also a stand out moment of the day as the Super Eagles began their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory away to Zambia,” City wrote.

 The City youngster linked up well with countryman and Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi throughout and it was the latter who put Nigeria ahead in the 32nd minute.

“Iheanacho made it 2-0 ten minutes later - showing great composure to round the keeper and slot home from a tight angle.”

Aside the goal, the Iwobi and Iheanacho played a major role keeping the Zambia defenders at bay with their quick interchanging and defence-splitting passes.