Iheanacho Eager To Face Iwobi As Man City, Arsenal Clash

Iheanacho Eager To Face Iwobi As Man City, Arsenal Clash

By Adeboye Amosu:
Kelechi Iheanacho is relishing the prospect of facing  his international teammate Alex Iwobi, in today's English Premier League fixture, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Iheanacho's Manchester City will continue their push for  a Champions League ticket when they confront Iwobi and his Arsenal teammates at the Etihad Stadium.

And ahead of the game the former Nigeria youth international expressed his eagerness to face the youngster who he described as a brother and great player.

"They are a clever,   quick team and I think this will be a very tough game for us, but one we have to win,"he told the Manchester City's official website.

"I will be up against my brother, Alex Iwobi  who I know really well from the Nigeria national team- he is a great player and he's looking forward to playing against us today."

Iheanacho, a member of the Nigeria U-17 side that won the FIFA U-17 World Cup title in the United Arab Emirates in 2013  has scored 13 goals in all competitions this season, while Iwobi has registered two for the Gunners.