Meet the Enyimba striker wanted by Elche and five other top European teams

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Enyimba striker Anayo Iwuala has attracted interest from six European teams, according to a report from

The youngster has been impressive for the Peoples Elephant this season, helping them progressed to the knockout stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.

The Aba Giant splashed the sum of £0.86m on the youngster to fade off interest from several top clubs on the continent. 

According to the report, Spanish La Liga side, Elche, Eupen, Metz, Angers, Malmo, and Molde are interested in signing the 22-year-old in the summer. 

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side disclosed that they have received offers for the youngster. However, they admitted they would not sell their prized asset unless their valuation - is met. 

“Enyimba have received inquiries for Anayo, and we are evaluating these proposals.

“We won’t be cajoled to sell our valuable asset as it must come with the right price.”

The youngster has featured in twenty-three 23 games for Enyimba this season scored two goals and provided six assists.

Personal Life 

Anayo Iwuala grew up in Delta State. He was born on 20 March 1999. 

Football Career 

The youngster started playing for Benin Warriors before he joined Excellence FC in Delta State. During a friendly match between Delta Force and Excellence, the youngster - was scouted by Moses Etu. 

He played for the Kada City of Kaduna but moved to Delta Force when they bought the slot of the Kaduna-based team in the league. After impressing at Delta Force, Anayo moved to Enyimba, where every football fan in the country - gets to know his quality. 

International Career 

The Enyimba winger made his debut for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an AFCON qualifier match against the Republic of Benin in Cotonou.

With the game still goalless, Anayo replaced Henry Onyekuru on the right, and Nigeria eventually won the - game by 1-0. He made his second cap against Lesotho.


Anayo is a skillful winger. The youngster can deliver quality crosses into the box, and he is versatile. He can play on either wing. 

By - Adewale Adeyemi 

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