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8 Oct 2017

Arsenal Celebrates Iwobi’s World Cup Ticket-Winning Goal,Congratulates Nigeria

English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster, Alex Iwobi, who
scored Nigeria’s solitary match winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturday’s 2018
FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Iwobi, who came in for Moses Simon in the tension soaked match at the Godswill Akpabio
International Stadium Uyo, scored the winning goal in 73rd minute to send Nigeria to Russia
He repeated his feat of being the thorn in the
Zambians’ side once again, having scored in the
first Group B game between the sides.
Iwobi came off the bench in the second half to
end Zambia’s hope of creating a final day climax on Nov. 6, only for the Super Eagles to
book a spot in the finals.
The Gunners celebrated the Nigerian on their official Twitter handle.
“#BIG17 scores the winner as @NGSuperEagles
beat Zambia in World Cup qualifying,” the Gunners tweeted.
The club also congratulated Nigeria for becoming the first African side to book a place
at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The club tweeted: “QUALIFIED!
Congratulations, Nigeria!
“ The Super Eagles are the first African side to
reach Russia!
“This looks sweet for @NGSuperEagles fans!

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