Iwobi got scared when a fan followed him home


Alex Iwobi’s popularity has soared in the past one year since he became a regular for Arsenal.

Talking to Arsenal’s weekly podcast, the Iwobi who has made seven appearances so far this season, recalled the time he was trailed on his way him by a fan.

Iwobi said “I remember the last home game we played. For 15 minutes there was one fan following me and I was getting a bit scared,” the 20-year-old said.

“I was getting close to my destination. I was thinking, I’m going to have to do a detour before I get to my destination before he ends up finding where I’m going.

“That was a bit mad.”

Alex Iwobi continued his goal scoring form for the Super Eagles during the International break scoring a brace in the friendly match against Plateau United and a goal in the 2-1 defeat of Zambia, in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.