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Arsenal signs 9 year-old Nigerian Footballer



Jayden Adetiba

Arsenal FC has signed a 9-year-old Nigerian footballer.

Nigeria-born Jayden Adetiba was signed in South Africa after spending five weeks on trial. Prior to the new deal, Adetiba played for SuperSport United Soccer School.

Confirming the report by Independent UK, Jayden’s father John Adetiba shared on Twitter “the little man joins the big club,” alongside a photo of the young player.

Sharing with The Sun UK, Adetiba revealed: “I thank God and my parents for this. I am very happy. I train three times a week at the academy and we have a match at the weekend. The amazing thing is, I have always been an Arsenal fan and I will work hard every day to make the first team.”

Photo Credit: @jbatweeter1

1 Comment

  1. viv

    September 7, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    congrats son!

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