Arsenal Football Club has signed a nine-year-old Nigerian player, Munir Muhammad Sada, who hails from Zaria in Kaduna State.
Sada was given the number 9 jersey for Arsenal’s underage team after he signed the contract in the presence of his parents and manager in London, United Kingdom.
An information officer at Kaduna State Department of Public Affairs Yunus Abdallah in a Facebook post shared photos of the wonderkid kitted in an Arsenal jersey.
“Arsenal FC have signed a nine-year-old Nigerian. Munnir Muhammed Sada an indigene of Zaria Local Government of Kaduna State is expected to be playing for the youth soccer team of Arsenal FC,” he posted.
Although no official statement has been issued by Arsenal on the Nigerian resumption to its academy, Sada was quoted as saying that he has always dreamt of being a football legend like Lionel Messi.
Photos Of Munir Muhammad Sada In Arsenal FC
KanyiDaily had also reported how a division two football club in Kano State FA League signed a new player, Ibrahim Salisu Iriyos, for the sum of £10.86 (N5,000).