No Passing Fancy, Nigeria's Alex Iwobi's Star On the Rise

Arsenal midfielder and Nigerian Super Eagles player Alex Iwobi, 22, has been rated as the fourth best passer of the ball this season in Europe, for making open play passes in the penalty area per 90 minutes, according to football analyst Ray Hamill. The players are measured according to the number of times they manage to penetrate the opposition's box.



Alex Iwobi (file photo).


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