Alex Iwobi named mong top 5 African footballers in Europe


19-year-old Nigeria and Arsenal FC forward Alex Iwobi has been named among the top 5 African footballers in Europe for this week by France Football Magazine.
The youngster who provided two assists in Arsenal’s 3-3 with West Ham on Saturday has  been very impressive for the London side since he was given a chance by  manager Arsene Wenger .
Other top African stars named by the magazine are Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, Cedric Bakambu from DR Congo, Salomon Kalou of Cote d’Ivoire and Algeria’s Hicham Belkaroui.
Salah netted an equaliser for Roma against Bologna, Bakambu aka ‘Bakambut’ was on target in both the Europa League and La Liga for Villarreal in the week under review and Kalou scored his 14th goal for Hertha Berlin against Hannover in the German Bundesliga.