Young Arsenal fan in tears as he finally meets his Idol Iwobi after Nigeria secured AFCON qualification (video)
- Alex Iwobi meets young Arsenal fan shortly after Super Eagles AFCON qualification
- The Nigerian attacker star signed an autograph jersey and took pictures with the boy
- The Super Eagles held South Africa to a 1-1 draw at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg
While the Super Eagles were basking in the euphoria of qualifying for the 2019 AFCON tournament, something incredible happened in the dressing room.
A young South African boy was ushered into the Super Eagles' locker room to meet his Arsenal hero, Alex Iwobi, and was in tears.
The unnamed boy who was accompanied with his mother gave the Nigerian attacker his Arsenal jersey for an autograph.
READ ALSO: Napoli reject Man United's £80m for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly
Iwobi was also excited as he called for a photograph with young lad and made his dreams come true.
The Super Eagles celebrated their achievement five years after winning the AFCON tournament in 2013 in South Africa.
PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group 'Naija Football Fan Zone'
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Super Eagles have qualified for Cameroon 2019 after holding South Africa to a 1-1 draw at the FNB Stadium.
Nigeria went ahead in the tenth minute from an own goal through Buhle Mkhwanazi as the defender intercepted Samuel Kalu's cross into his own net to make it 1-0.
NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We keep evolving to serve our readers better.
Who will win the champions league? - on Legit.ng TV
About Article Author