Jay-Jay Okocha’s Nephew, Alex Iwobi Joins Arsenal On Pre-season

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By KayCee July 4, 2014 18:51

Alex Iwobi will be joining English giants Arsenal FC on a pre-season training as the Gunners look toward the Premiership season, which resumes August 16.

Alex who is Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha’s nephew , plays as a winger or striker.

Iwobi has been at Arsenal for over 10 years, played in UEFA Youth competitions with the Arsenal youth team before finally getting the opportunity to join the first team

The 18-year-old England youth international has been a regular for Arsenal Under-18s, making six appearances in the 2013/14 U21 Premier League.

Iwobi is quick and skilful, he stood out with a stunning performance in the Gunners’ FA Youth Cup campaign this season. Scoring three goals, including a crucial strike against Charlton Athletic in the fifth round on the way to the semi-finals; he made six appearances. He was also listed but was not used in the Capital One Cup victory over West Bromwich Albion.

Chuba Akpom another Nigerian is also listed in league games and Champions league, will not be joining the team as he is on assignment with the England youth team.

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KayCee
By KayCee July 4, 2014 18:51