The near perfect combination of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi in the colours of the Super Eagles is winning them lot of admirers, including their national teammates.
Iwobi and Iheanacho got both goals for Nigeria in their 2-1 away win over Zambia in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, a game which they combined to devastating effect bar the goals they scored.
According to the top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League Godwin Obaje, who was in camp with the duo. Their relationship is even more off the pitch but their combination on the pitch is magical.
” They are always together. Like twins off the pitch, and watching them play on the pitch is like art in motion. Their movement off the ball is crazy. They know where to locate each other” He told Owngoalnigeria.com.
” I learnt a lot from them about how to thread passes and movement off the ball. Am lucky to have trained with stars of their kind”.