Full Name: Alexander Chuka Iwobi
Height: 1.80 m
Nationality: Nigeria
Date of Birth: May 3, 1996 (21)
Weight: 75 kg
2nd Nationality: England
Birthplace: Lagos
Foot: Right

Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi (born 3 May 1996) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a winger and a striker for Premier League club Arsenal and the Nigeria national team.

Youth Career

Joined Arsenal as a schoolboy in 2004.


Represented England at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18’s age groups but now represents Nigeria at full senior international level.

Won his first international cap for Nigeria, against DR Congo, before making his first-team debut.


Born in Nigeria but moved to England when he was 4 years old.

Nephew of former Nigeria international midfielder Jay-Jay Okocha.

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Club career
Years Teams Apps Gls
2012-14 Arsenal U18  48  (11)
2013-15 Arsenal U19  15  (4)
2013-16 Arsenal U23  38  (12)
National team
2011 England U16  7  (1)
2013 England U17  3  (0)
2013 England U18  1  (0)
2015 Nigeria  8  (1)


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