It is a childhood dream to go to the World Cup - Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina

It is a childhood dream to go to the World Cup - Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina

- Alex Iwobi says it is a childhood dream of going to the World Cup with Ola Aina

- The Arsenal scored the only goal of the game as Nigeria defeated Zambia to qualify

- They celebrated together on the pitch after the match where they revealed their joy

Alex Iwobi says going to the FIFA World Cup alongside Ola Aina has been a childhood dream of his.

The Arsenal man scored the only goal as Nigeria defeated Zambia 1 - 0 in Uyo over the weekend to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The two were youth team international for England but switched allegiances to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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It is a childhood dream to go to the World Cup - Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina

Iwobi (2nd from left) and Aina (3rd from left) are very close friends. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi/NAIJ.com

Speaking to NAIJ.com after the game, Ola Aina hailed Alex Iwobi: "This boy right here, he is a game changer."

Alex Iwob1 then added: "Growing up with this boy, his debut, it is a dream come true."

"It is our dream to go the World Cup", Aina then quipped, "we are going together".

The Arsenal man replied saying: "Watch out for us, up Naija".

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Iwobi and Aina grew close after starring for the England U-19 and U-20 national teams until they switched allegiances to Nigeria.

Their Snapchat accounts are littered of the two enjoying each other's company.

Nigeria Super Eagles qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup on NAIJ.com TV;

Source: Sports.naij.com

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