The arrival of Super Eagles and Arsenal striker, Alex Iwobi sparked huge jubilation at Uyo airport yesterday afternoon. Iwobi was among the early arrivals in the Eagles camp in preparation for May 28 international friendly match between Nigeria and DR Congo in Port Harcourt.The Super Eagles team B will today tackle Atletico Madrid, who are visiting Africa for the first time. The match is sponsored by MultiChioce to mark the maiden GOtv MAX Cup.
As soon as Iwobi stepped out of the aircraft, which brought him and some journalists from Lagos, security personnel and passengers at Uyo airport abandoned their duty posts in their bid to catch a glimpse of the striker. Some were begging to take photographs with him.But one of the visiting journalists, a photographer, ran into trouble as he was rough handled by one overzealous security operative for taking photographs of Iwobi at the airport. Read more