October 15, 2018

Chelsea, Arsenal, Bordeaux join Eagles celebrations


Chelsea players celebrate their team’s first goal against Perth Glory during their friendly football match at Optus stadium in Perth on July 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO

By Jacob Ajom, Uyo

Three European clubs Chelsea, Arsenal and Bordeaux have reacted to Nigeria’s 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers win against Libya through their official websites and social media accounts.

Chelsea players

The three clubs monitored the activities at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Saturday as their respective players in the shape of Ola Aina, Alex Iwobi and Samuel Kalu were in action for the Super Eagles.

In their match review, Chelsea stated : ‘’Ola Aina  also started on the bench for Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier but he was introduced into the action much sooner”.’

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Arsenal highlighted that their number seventeen provided the assist for Odion Ighalo’s second goal, saying : ‘’ Alex Iwobi claimed an assist in Nigeria’s 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over Libya.

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‘’Iwobi then set up Ighalo’s second with an inch-perfect through ball, with the former Watford striker claiming his hat-trick soon after.