Alex Iwobi Talks About His Pre-Match Rituals, Tips Akpom To Shine This Season


Arsenal and Super Eagles of Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi is among football players who have a game ritual but according to him it’s not something attached to any superstitious beliefs.


Speaking in a short video interview posted on the official twitter handle of FourFourTwo ‎, the man who scored the goal for Nigeria also tipped his childhood friend Chuba Akpom as the player most likely to make a breakthrough at Arsenal this season.

“I don’t real have anything, the only superstition, I don’t really view it as one is probably my lock socks, and I just do it to be comfortable “, Iwobi said when asked about his pre match rituals.

In response to which player ‎will make the breakthrough this season at Arsenal, he tipped Akpom but admitted it could be any one because no one can actually tell who will come through next.

” I don’t really know who to expect you never know who will come through. But I’d say Chuba Akpom will be the next to join.

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“He and Glen Kamara are probably my best friends at the club. I’ve known Chuba since I was three years old, Glen came at U16s and he’s just a joker of the team – I’m really close with him”, he remarked.

Michael James