Alex Iwobi: Super Eagles Star Nets Brace as Fulham Thrash Nottingham Forest in EPL, Video

Alex Iwobi: Super Eagles Star Nets Brace as Fulham Thrash Nottingham Forest in EPL, Video

Raphael Abiola
updated at December 7, 2023 at 10:27 AM
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  • Alex Iwobi scored in Fulham's convincing win over Nottingham Forest in the English Premier League
  • The Nigerian international produced a Man of the Match performance against Brad Cooper's side
  • The Super Eagles star missed the chance to score his first Premier League hat-trick in the game

Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi continues his impressive for Fulham in the English Premier League as the Cottagers thrash Nottingham Forest at the Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening.

The Nigerian international scored his first Premier League goal for Fulham against Wolves on Monday, November 27.

The former Arsenal star pulled up a Man of the Match performance against Forest and has goals to show for it.

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Alex Iwobi celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Nottingham Forest. Photo: Justin Setterfield.
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The Nigerian international was important for Marco Silva's side as they thrashed Forest 5-0 on match week 15.

Iwobi scored the first goal of the game on the half-hour mark after turning in Willian's cross, according to a report by BBC.

Former Wolves striker Raul Jimenez doubled the Cottagers lead four minutes later before adding his second of the night in the 54th minute.

Iwobi was not done for the night as he completed his brace after poaching on Harry Wilson's cutback in the 73rd minute.

The Nigerian international was denied on getting his first Premier League hat-trick as he was replaced with Bobby Decordova-Reid in the 76th minute.

Tom Cairney rounded off the scoring late on as Nottingham Forest's defence was nowhere to be found.

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Iwobi, Bassey filmed vibing to Asake’s song

Sports Brief also previously reported on Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey vibing to Lonely at the Top by Ahmed Ololade, known professionally as Asake.

The track, taken off the album Work of Art, was released earlier this year, with the song being a 'hit of the moment' in Nigeria and around the world.

The YBNL record label signee recently did the remix of the song with global superstar Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R.

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Raphael Abiola is a Nigerian Sports Journalist with over five years of experience. He obtained a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in 2015.