Iwobi, Oshoala’s CAF triumph excites Arsenal

By Femi Adefioye, Lagos
English Premier League side Arsenal has expressed its excitement and has congratulated its Nigerian duo of Alex Iwobi and Asisat Oshoala for winning CAF awards.
Iwobi and Oshoala won the awards for Youth Player of while Oshoala won the Women’s Player of the Year awards respectively during the annual ceremony on Thursday night in Abuja.
Arsenal in a tweet wrote on its handle, “✅ @CAF_Online Youth Player of the Year Congratulations, @alexiwobi #BIG17, ” Arsenal tweeted.
Arsenal Ladies also commended Oshoala, tweeting : “Big congratulations to @AsisatOshoala! ???? ”.
While this is the first time Iwobi has been recognized by CAF, the other Nigerian winners Iheanacho and Oshoala previously won individual awards, before adding to their collection.

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