Arsenal Football Club has congratulated Nigerians as the country celebrates its 60th independence anniversary.
The London-based football club in a post on its micro blog site, twitter, @arsenal, wished all Nigerians happy independence anniversary with hat-trick from its former player and Nigerian, Nwako Kano.
“Chei! Naija celebrates 60 years of independence today!
“We’ll be celebrating with this @papilokanu hat-trick,” the club tweeted.
Kanu Nwankwo popularly known as Pappilo is a former Arsenal player. His impact on the English Football Club cannot be underplayed.
Other Nigerians like Alex Iwobi also played at Arsenal FC. The London giant has a deep connection with Nigeria.