Iwobi deserves chieftaincy title – Family 

The big aunt of Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi, Mrs Agnes Georgina Iwobi and his cousin, Thelma, have lavished praises on the player for scoring the winning goal against Zambia adding that their relative deserves a chieftaincy title.
“I’m proud of my boy Alex. Whenever his club (Arsenal) play, the supporters would either come to the house to watch or they will congratulate me for his performance,” Mrs Agnes Iwobi, an 81 year-old retired primary school head teacher said at the Iwobi family home in Onitsha, Anambra State.
“Last night’s noise after Alex scored was deafening. The celebration was too much. I’m glad a member of this family is a national hero and has put smiles on the faces of Nigerians,” the octogenarian stressed.
Thelma Iwobi, Alex’s cousin, who is a dermatologist based in Lagos said, “Alex deserves a chieftaincy award for this goal. I have been receiving calls and texts from friends and well wishers because of his performance ns goal against Zambia.
“You see, that is why a good name is better than money. Football has made Alex someone highly celebrated. I pray he does more for Nigeria.”

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