Friday, 30 September 2016

Iheanacho , Iwobi Nominated For Europe’ s Young Best

Super Eagles’ duo of Kelechi
Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi has
been nominated for best U- 21
players in Europe.

The list was compiled and
released by the organisers of
the prestigious Golden Boy
award. 19-year-old Iheanacho
has displayed a wonderful
performance so far scoring 14
goals in 35 appearances last
season and has three goals in
seven matches this season for
his club Manchester City.
A similar feat has been
achieved by Arsenal’s
youngster Alex Iwobi who
recently won the man-of-the
match after the game against
Chelsea and has one goal and
three assists in 5 appearances in
the EPL. Also included, was also
another Nigerian born player,
Dele Alli, who plays for the
English national team and
Tottenham Hotspurs. The trio
will however compete with
highly rated youngsters in
Europe like Kingsley Coman
and Renato Sanchez of Bayern
Munich.
Iheanacho’s teammate Leroy
Sane was also nominated for
his exploit while at Schalke 04.
Other players on the list, from
the English Premier League
include Demarai Gray of
Leicester City, Ruben Loftus-
Cheek of Chelsea and
Liverpool’s Marko Grujic.