The closeness of Nigerian national team duo of Arsenal Alex Iwobi and Manchester City Kelechi Iheanacho has earned them a nickname from their national team colleagues.
Even coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has advised other players in the team to emulate the friendship of the duo on and off the pitch, as qualification for World Cup 2018 in Russia hots up.
Iwobi and Iheanacho are usually roommates in the Nigerian national team, with Iwobi citing the jovial and funny nature of the Manchester City star as one of the reason why he is his favourite roommate.
Shortly after the duo found the back of the net for their respective teams in the UEFA Champions League, the media officer of the Nigeria national team Toyin Ibitoye took to twitter to reveal the nickname the duo are called by their teammates.
” Roommates in @NGSuperEagles camp, called “Tom and Jerry’ for their ‘playful’ nature but @67Kelechi (Iheanacho) and @Alexiwobi do score goals,” Ibitoye posted on his twitter handle.