#GloCafAwards: Nigerian Alex Iwobi named Youth Player of the Year

Posted on January 05 2017 , at 11:42 pm
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Alex Iwobi hopes for a regular playing chance for Arsenal. Photo: Getty Images
Alex Iwobi hopes for a regular playing chance for Arsenal. Photo: Getty Images

Nigeria and Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has been named the Youth Player of the Year at the Glo CAF Awards holding in Abuja tonight.

The 20-year old beat other nominees from the continent to emerge as the winner.

2016 has been a very good year for the Nigerian, breaking into the Arsenal first eleven and maintaining a place in the starting lineup.

He has already starred for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, scoring a crucial goal in the World Cup qualifier away to Zambia.

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