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Gunners in Gidi! Photos from Arsenal Stars Bacari Sagna, Per Merteserker & Lukas Podoski’s Whirlwind Trip to Lagos



It was a fun whirlwind trip for Arsenel stars Bacari Sagna, Per Merteserker and Lukas Podoski. BN spotted the trio at events hosted by their partners Airtel and Malta Guinness in Lagos, Nigeria.

On the PJ on the way to Nigeria

Arsenal Stars with a Fan

According to Nick Ames of, “(The trio)…received an exhilarating crash course in exactly how much Arsenal means to millions of people in Nigeria

Arsenal Stars with Airtel Rising Stars

On behalf of Airtel, the Arsenal stars presented to the Nigerian public the five most outstanding youngsters discovered at the just concluded National Finals of the on-going Airtel Rising Stars Season 2 U-17 tournament for boys and girls. The five youngsters are Gift Nevo (Best Goal keeper in the female category), Rafiat Aweda (Golden Boot winner and Most valuable Player, Female category), Ibrahim Benjamin (Best Goal Keeper, Male category), Yakubu Gambo, (Most Valuable Player, Male category) and Bilyaminu Sani (Golden Boot winner, Male Category).

Who Knew Arsenal had Pretty Fans 🙂

For Malta Guinness Low Sugar, they rocked out on stage with Nigerian dancer Kaffy on stage.

Getting Down on Stage

Is that Azonto or Etighi…Look out for some Naija inspired celebratory dances after Arsenal goals this season.
Watch Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna, Per Mertesacker & Lukas Podolski dancing with Kaffy during their visit to Lagos, Nigeria

Photo Credit:
Video Credit: @chakams


  1. bibi

    July 30, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    Wow i like the headline “gunners in gidi” lol.Kaffy been soo busy this year way to go girl

  2. faith

    July 30, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    OMG!!!lol…..laughing so hard wen dey were dancing etigi…well done guys

  3. StephanieIj

    July 30, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    *yaaaaay* J and T.. Lol..
    Funny dance video. Nice.

  4. Omoh

    July 30, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    Netwk wnt allow me see the video….i’m so burnt.

  5. Princess of Zion

    July 30, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    This is just great! Looks like they had fun and that video is hilarious! Hoping their visit will inspire many little stars to chase their dreams

  6. Omoh

    July 30, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Yipeeeeeee jst saw the video…funny etighi,i was laughing hard.Kaffy is good at what she does.Nice1

  7. lilly

    July 30, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    hahaha…lol….una try biko!

  8. Chattyzee

    July 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    lmao…. The guys are good sport. Nice.

  9. habba!

    July 30, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    i trust 9ja!!! they wud not let those white ppl just sit down and watch dem dance! dey were like oya!! come and dance and they tried!!! they looked into it! very humble!

  10. osasona j

    July 31, 2012 at 12:55 am

    nice 1 guy

  11. papa

    July 31, 2012 at 4:36 am

    Rubbish Arsenal…

    • Sansarai

      July 31, 2012 at 8:03 am

      Papa, sofry-sofry o…don’t start what you can’t finish…

  12. Bisi

    July 31, 2012 at 8:02 am

    Hahaha, the tall dude in front is making me laugh. He can’t even hide, lol.

  13. Ndidi

    July 31, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Wow the tall dude in front did very well!!! Too cute.

  14. taiwo

    July 31, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    is kaffy the only choreographer or dancer in naija? because she is the only one that i am always seeing dancing in every video. well every naija video.

  15. cathy

    July 31, 2012 at 5:35 pm


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  17. Njibaby

    August 17, 2012 at 1:14 pm

    welldone guys, Kaffy god bless you just like that u dey show them how to do it, ride on girl

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