- Anayo Iwuala has been in blistering form for NPFL club Enyimba of Aba this season
- The 22-year-old was invited into the national team by Gernor Rohr for the AFCON qualifiers
- Reports have it that Enyimba have placed a €1million (about N550million) asking price on their star
Nigerian Professional Football League club Enyimba have reportedly placed a staggering €1million (about N550million) asking price on their forward Anayo Iwuala, Complete Sports reports.
Iwuala who has been impressive in the NPFL this season for the Peoples’ Elephants earned a call up into the national team for the just concluded AFCON qualifiers.
The 22-year-old impressed on his national team debut against the Squirrels of Benin in Porto Novo on March 27 where Nigeria grabbed a late goal through Paul Onuachu to claim all three points.
Iwuala also came in as a substitute three days later in the game against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere Lagos.
The former KADA City star then returned to his club and delivered a sumptuous assist in Enyimba’s 2-1 home win against Tunisian ES Setif on Sunday.
Not less than five European clubs are currently jostling for the signature of the former Delta Force player.
Meanwhile, a throw-back photo has continued to make the rounds on social media showing new Super Eagles invitee Anayo Iwuala struggling to take a picture with Kelechi Iheanacho.
The Enyimba of Aba striker was called into the national team by coach Gernot Rohr, as a replacement for Almeria forward Sadiq Umar who could not make trip back home.
Umar who has been impressive for the Spanish side was not released by his club due to Covid-19 protocols.
His scintillating form earned him his first call-up to the senior national team, having previously starred for the West African’s U23 side.
Recall that the Super Eagles had played their previous AFCON qualifying matches in Asaba, the Delta State capital, a picture shows Anayo Iwuala struggling to take a picture with Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Paul Onuachu was on target again for his club Genk when they defeated OH Leuven by 3-2 in a week 32 Jupiler League game, Goal.
The Nigerian international took his tally to 26 goals in 31 league matches making him one of the most in-form strikers in Europe.
The 26-year-old scored his side's third goal that made the scores 3-1 which later proved the match-winner despite a late goal from Thomas Henry.
Onuachu performed beyond expectations during the last two matches of the just concluded AFCON 2022 qualifiers.
Source: Legit Nigeria