Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi who just made his debut for Nigeria in 2 – 0 loss to Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly on Thursday night is happy to play for Nigeria.

Iwobi replaced skipper Ahmed Musa in the 57th minute and showed some flashes in the friendly match.

Alex Iwobi said on Twitter: “Glad to have made my debut for the #SuperEagles . Unfortunate to lose but still proud to represent my nation.”

Iwobi: Instagram

Sunday Oliseh expressed his delight with the Iwobi’s play on the pitch

Alex Iwobi just signed a new long-term deal at Arsenal.

The 19 year old forward Iwobi finished the 2014/15 campaign with nine goals in nine matches for Arsenal under-21s and has continued his scoring form this season, netting twice in five appearances for the second string.

A graduate of the Arsenal Academy, Alex first joined the club while still in primary school and also represented England at youth level

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