Alex Iwobi’s beautiful cousin links up with Nigerian singer Iyanya

Alex Iwobi’s cousin links up with Iyanya at his UK show | Credit: Instagram

Alex Iwobi’s beautiful cousin links up with Nigerian singer Iyanya

David Ben 13:22 - 02.03.2024

Ify Iwobi finally had a chance to meet one of her favourite Nigerian musicians at his UK show.

Ify Iwobi, the cousin of Super Eagles and Fulham midfielder Alex Iwobi, recently linked up with popular Nigerian singer Iyanya.

The duo's apparently met up during Iyanya's show in the UK, where he was promoting his latest album, 'Once upon a Cat'.

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi of Nigeria | Credit: IMAGO

Alex Iwobi’s cousin and Iyanya's Connection

Iyanya, renowned for his chart-topping hits and electrifying stage presence, had shows in Birmingham and Cardiff this week, although, it is unclear which of the venues the duo met.

Amidst the excitement of his UK tour, the talented singer crossed paths with Alex Iwobi’s cousin.

Alex Iwobi cousin Ify Iwobi
Ify is the cousin of Alex Iwobi | Credit: Instagram

Ify Iwobi, a UK-based singer, composer, and songwriter, boasts a growing following on social media platforms, with over 4,700 followers on her Instagram page.

She has never hidden her admiration for Iyanya, whose sound seems to resonate with her musical style.

Sharing a snapshot of their encounter on Instagram, Ify Iwobi expressed her delight at attending Iyanya's concert, captioning the post: "What a killer show! @iyanya."

Ify Iwobi and Iyanya
Ify Iwobi expressed her delight after meeting Iyanya
Ify is Alex Iwobi’a cousin
Ify Iwobi has over 4,700 followers on Instagram | Credit: Instagram

While Ify Iwobi basks in the spotlight of her musical endeavors, her cousin Alex Iwobi has been making headlines of his own, both on and off the football pitch.

Following Nigeria's heartbreaking loss in the AFCON 2023 finals, Pulse Sports earlier reported that the midfielder faced online abuse from fans, prompting him to wipe his Instagram page clean.

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi celebrates his winning goal against Manchester United | Imago

Despite the challenges, Alex Iwobi has demonstrated resilience and determination, returning to his club side with a bang.

His recent performance saw him steal the headlines after netting a crucial goal for Fulham against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the Premier League last weekend.

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