Alex Iwobi Surpasses Mikel Obi’s Premier League Milestone

In a historic moment for Nigerian football, Fulham’s Alex Iwobi has broken the longstanding record set by John Mikel Obi for the most minutes played by a Nigerian in the English Premier League.

During Fulham’s recent match against Newcastle United, which ended in a 1-0 defeat for Iwobi’s side, the midfielder played the full 90 minutes, bringing his total Premier League playing time to an impressive 16,289 minutes. This accomplishment surpasses the previous record of 16,218 minutes held by former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi.

Iwobi’s journey in the Premier League began with Arsenal, where he made his debut


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