Aubameyang, NFF celebrate Alex Iwobi on 23rd birthday

Alex Iwobi in Nike Super Eagles World Cup jersey

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has joined Gabonese striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in celebrating Arsenal footballer, Alex Iwobi , on his 23rd birthday.

The NFF sent its message in a tweet, writing; β€œIt’s @alexiwobi’s Birthday! Keep soaring @NGSuperEagles’ #Big18 πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸΎπŸΎπŸΉ.”

Arsenal also posted a video of Aubameyang celebrating his teammate via Twitter on Friday, writing: β€œOh my prince, ohhh my prince! Naija Boy, happy birthday bro! πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬πŸŽ‰ We love @aubameyang7’s birthday message for @alexiwobi 🀣,” they wrote.

Alex Iwobi was born in Lagos before moving to England at the age of four, following a brief stay in Turkey.

He is the nephew of former professional footballer, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha.