2026 WCQ: Iwobi Focuses On Benin Republic Vs Super Eagles After South Africa Draw

Alex Iwobi has put behind the disappointing 1-1 draw against South Africa and his focused on Monday’s game with Benin Republic in Côte d’Ivoire.

For the third consecutive game the Eagles recorded a 1-1 draw in Group C of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

In Friday’s game against Bafana Bafana, the team had Fisayo Dele-Bashiru to thank as his early second half goal cancelled out Thembo Zwane’s first half opener.

Iwobi had a hand in the equaliser as his through pass found the Hatayspor star, who turned his marker before firing past a stranded Ronwen Williams.

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Reflecting on the game and looking ahead to Monday’s clash in Abidjan, Iwobi wrote on his X handle:”Not The Result Wanted… Another Game To Look Forward To.”

The Eagles currently occupy fifth place on three points after three games.

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