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Aubameyang strikes twice as Arsenal beat City to reach 21st FA Cup final

Arsenal reached a record 21st FA Cup final as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's double clinched a shock 2-0 win over holders Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday.Gunners boss Mikel Arteta outwitted City manager Pep Guardiola with an astute counter-attacking scheme and...

Arsenal tie Nigerian teenager Bukayo Saka to long-term deal

Arsenal has tied down Nigerian teenager, Bukayo Saka to a long-term contract on Wednesday, ending speculations over the highly-rated teenager's future.Saka, 18, has made a major impact in 33 appearances in a variety of positions this season and has...

Arsenal’s African imports continue to set records

Ghanaian international Eddie Nketiah’s equalizer in Sunday’s Premier League tie between Arsenal and Everton saw the Gunners get a goal and assist by two under-21 players.The last time this was achieved was in September 2008 when Nicklas Bendtner was...

African stars sparkle as Arsenal return to wining ways

Arsenal returned to winning ways in English premier league on Sunday with their two African forwards - Pierre Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe, scoring a goal apiece.Another African import, Bukayo Saka provided his assists in all competitions for the season,...

Nigerian international Orji Okonkwo ‘feels lucky’ to play under Thierry Henry

Nigeria youth international Orji Okonkwo feels lucky to return for a second loan spell with Major League Soccer (MLS) side Montreal Impact under manager Thierry Henry.Okonkwo, 22, joins from Italian side Bologna, after his eight goals in the 2019...

Billionaire Aliko Dangote renews interest in Arsenal takeover

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, who has previously been linked with buying the club, has delivered an update on his interest in the Gunners.He told the David Rubenstein Show: "It is a team that yes I would like to buy...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool fight for €45m rated Nigerian international

As Arsenal hierarchy prepare to unveil their new manager in Mikel Arteta, the club has reportedly shown interest in the potential transfer of Lille forward Victor Osimhen.Yesterday, a report from Sky Sports linked the talented young Nigeria international with...

Mikel Arteta named Arsenal new manager

Manchester City assistant manger, Mikel Arteta has been named the new manager of Arsenal football club, a daunting task considering that the former midfielder has no managerial experience aside, working as an assistant to Pep Guardiola.Arteta's immediate job will...

Rwanda signs deal with PSG football club to promote tourism

Rwanda signed a deal on Wednesday with French football club Paris St Germain to promote tourism in the east African nation, its second such agreement since 2018.“We invest part of our tourism revenues in strategic collaborations such as the...

Arsenal sacks Unai Emery, Freddie Ljungberg steps in

After weeks of a dreadful run of form and the perception that the side lacks a clear plan, Arsenal has finally parted company with head coach Unai Emery and his coaching team. Speaking on behalf of the Arsenal board and...
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