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Iwobi, Iheanacho Settle For New Super Eagles Shirt Numbers As Onazi Hang On To 17

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Arsenal 20 year old forward Alex Iwobi appears to have finally settled for a new shirt number with the Nigeria senior national team after twice switching numbers.

The shirt number he usually wore for Arsenal number 17 belongs to Eddy Onazi in the Nigeria senior senior team, forcing him to a change of number, which has seen him alternate between jersey 19,20 and 18.

Iwobi first wore jersey number 19 in his first two games for Nigeria, which were the friendly games against Congo DR and Cameroon.

However he made his debut for Nigeria in a different jersey against Egypt in the two legged AFCON 2017 qualifiers where he made his competitive debut for Nigeria over both legs in jersey number 18.

Just when it appears he has settled for the shirt number he played in jersey number 20 during the Super Eagles last friendly ties against Mali and Luxembourg.

Owngoalnigeria.com checks at the training of the Super Eagles can however reveal that he has been training in jersey number 18 and it appears like he has settled for it.

Meanwhile Iheanacho who has also switched between jersey number 8 and 18 in the past, has been training in shirt number 14, same number he wore during the last qualifying tie against Tanzania.