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Arsenal To Tour Nigeria Next July?

by on December 12, 2011

According to reports Arsenal will go to Nigeria for their pre-season tour next year in July. Nothing has been confirmed yet on the Arsenal website, so we cannot know if it’s true yet. The North London side went to Asia for their pre-season tour this year. They played two games, one in Malaysia and another in China. In previous years Arsenal would go to Austria for their pre-season tours.

Fifa-match agent David Omigie told MTNFootball.com.

“Arsenal will tour Nigeria ahead of the 2012-13 season and will play against some selected Nigerian clubs,”

Due to the Olympics next summer there won’t be an Emirates Cup and it will be postponed until the following year. The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship is also next summer as well alongside the Olympics. This means if Arsenal do go on tour to Nigeria a number of international players will miss it because of the Euros and Olympics.

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10 Comments
  1. I read this sometime last year too. It was been put in place by the Kwara state government ( north central Nigeria ). Would be great to be able to watch Arsenal live.

  2. I cant wait 2 watch my beloved Arsenal play on d soil of my motherland, if @ all d romour is true.

  3. Yahya bichi permalink

    Very interesting, bcos arsenal has alot of fans in my country.

  4. Mohamed Zubairu permalink

    It would be wonderful for the millions of Arsenal fans in Nigeria and Africa. I am not quite sure it will happen because economic factors always play a major role in determining such things and I do not think going to Nigeria would fulfil that.

  5. godgift permalink

    It will be good for all arsenal fans to see their lovly darling team in Nigeria, the great gunners

  6. Sanmi permalink

    It will gr8.i can’t wait 2 see them in nigeria.gunners for life

  7. chibyk permalink

    i am going to prepare good Nigerian meal for them, up gunners can’t wit to see them.

  8. Its a big wellcome development. I can’t wait 2 watch my beloved A-R-S-E-N-A-L team play in 9ija 4 d 1st time.

  9. I can’t wait to see my beloved club (ARSENAL) play here in Nigeria we are all waiting to see you guys . Up gunners one love

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