- Alex Iwobi was among the Super Eagles players who played against Sierra Leone
- The 24-year-old explained that the players were stoned after draw in Benin City
- Iwobi also stated that he wants to win titles with Premier League side Everton
Alex Iwobi who is a Nigerian footballer currently playing for Premier League side Everton has explained that Super Eagles players were stoned by fans in Benin City after draw against Sierra Leone.
Gernot Rohr and his men were forced to a 4-4 draw in the 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in which the visitors came back to pick a point in Benin.
Alex Iwobi was in his best game for Nigeria in the match against Sierra Leone in Benin as the former Arsenal striker scored a brace for the three-time African champions.
Super Eagles players were woeful in the second half as they allowed Sierra Leone to come back into the game and ended the battle in a draw.
While speaking with Everton Website, Alex Iwobi explained that fans were so angry with the players after the draw against Sierra Leone in Benin.
“I can’t even tell you what happened in the game, I don’t know, it was mad.
“There was a lot of heated discussion in the changing room, the Nigerian Football President came in and said a few words, he was hurt, like all of us.
“Trying to go back to the hotel, people were throwing stones at our bus, one cracked a window and hit a player. It was crazy.”
Meanwhile, Alex Iwobi and his teammates at Everton are currently occupying seventh position on the Premier League table with 29 points after 16 games played.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles and Everton forward Alex Iwobi showed his fans his new boot which will be used by him to play subsequent games.
Alex Iwobi while showing his followers the new boot has a message on with with 'End Police Brutality' written on the boot.
The former Arsenal star joined Everton in 2019 and has been in great form for the side since he left the Gunners.
Lack of active playing time at the Emirates stadium forced Alex Iwobi out of the Arsenal squad and he has been flourishing since he got to Everton.
Since joining Everton in 2019, Alex Iwobi has played 33 games so far for the Premier League side and has managed to score 1 goal so far.
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