January 16, 2021

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Former Abia Gov., Orji Uzor Kalu to buy 35% Stake in Arsenal FC

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Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has stated his interest in acquiring a 35% stake in one of the top English Premiership sides, Arsenal Foot Ball Club.

Kalu stated this in a Facebook post on his Page.

He posted, “Our success with Enyimba football club between 2000-2007 has continuously increased my passion for football. As the pillar of sports in Africa , I am considering an investment in football and I will buy 35 percent stake in Arsenal FC.

“Our target is to lift the Champions League and Premier League back to back as we did with Enyimba”.

Recall that the Abia State owned Enyimba FC of Aba was the first Nigerian Club Side to win the CAF Champions League during the tenure Orji Uzor Kalu.

The team is also successfully defended the trophy the following season, thereby becoming the first club to win the competition back to back.

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