Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi was on the score sheet for Arsenal as they defeated League 1 side Blackpool 3 – 0 on Saturday in the 3rd round of the English FA Cup.
Iwobi who was substituted in the 86th minute for another Nigeria youngster Bukayo Saka scored the third goal for the gunners in the 82nd minute after England youngster Joe Willock had scored a brace for the Londoners in the 11th and 37th minute.
Meanwhile Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was in action for 90 minutes in the 3rd round of the English FA Cup as Brighton defeated fellow English Premier League outfit Bournemouth 3 – 1 away from home on Saturday.
Nigerian striker Victor Adeboyejo was an unused substitute as his club Barnsley lost away from home in the FA Cup to premier league side Burnley in the 3rd round of the competition.
Substitute Chris Wood scored the only goal of the encounter via a penalty in the 90th minute. Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo played a part in Stoke City’s 1 – 1 draw in the 3rd round of the FA Cup against Shrewsbury Town on Saturday. Read more