Arsenal of England youngster, Alex Iwobi has voiced out his excitement after making his international debut for the national team of Nigeria in their 2 – 0 loss to Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly on Thursday night.
Iwobi, 19 was given a run – out in the second half, when he replaced skipper Ahmed Musa in the 57th minute and showed glimpses of his potential especially in the closing minutes at the VISE Stadium.
“Glad to have made my debut for the #SuperEagles . Unfortunate to lose but still proud to represent my nation, ” Alex Iwobi said on Twitter.
Glad To Have Made My Debut For The #SuperEagles … Unfortunate To Lose But Still Proud To Represent My Nation
— Alexander Iwobi (@alexiwobi) October 8, 2015
The Hale End product could add to his international cap on Sunday, October 11 in the Super Eagles next friendly against Cameroon.
Iwobi racked up 11 appearances for the youth teams of England before pledging his international future to Nigeria.
A nephew of former captain, Austin Okocha, Iwobi will hope he can go all the whole hub like his uncle who featured in three World Cup finals for Nigeria before hanging his boots.