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Arsenal Sign 9-year-old Nigerian Wonderkid [Photos]



Premier League side, Arsenal have signed another nine-year-old Nigerian wonderkid, Munir Sada, into their academy.

Naija News reports that the Nigerian, who hails from Zaria in Kaduna State, signed for the North London club in the presence of his mother and grandmother.

Sada was handed jersey number 9 for the Gunners after spending five weeks on trial under the watch of the club’s academy manager and former defender, Petr Mertesacker.

A statement by the Information Officer at the Department of Public Affairs, Kaduna Government House, Abdallah Yunus Abdallah, reads: “Arsenal FC have signed a 9-year-old Nigerian.

“Munir Muhammed Sada an indigene of Zaria LG of Kaduna State is expected to be playing for the youth soccer team of Arsenal FC.”


Source: Naija News

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.