Chuka Iwobi the father of Arsenal and Super Eagles of Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi says his son has always wanted to play for Nigeria despite representing England at youth level.
Iwobi was mobbed by fans at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium where the senior national team of Nigeria held their first training session in preparation for their clash against Libya.
The fans kept on chanting his name during the session which was watched by his father, who later revealed that his son is not just making his family proud but Nigeria as a whole.
Although he played for England at youth level, his father revealed his plans has always been to play for Nigeria at senior level and it gives him joy playing in the colours of Nigeria.
” Not only as a proud parent, as a proud Nigerian it’s like a dream come true. Alex is well loved by the nation, he loved the nation, he is truly Nigerian. He was born in Nigeria and it has always been his dream to play for the Super Eagles, so playing for Nigeria is a joy to him and a privilege to the family “, Iwobi Snr said by the sideline during the training.