English Premier League Club, Arsenal have signed a nine-year-old Nigerian wonderkid, Munir Sada, into its academy.
Sada, who hails from Zaria in Kaduna State, signed for the North London club in the presence of his mother and grandmother.
He 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.”