We never wan die: Arsenal FC cancels Nigerian summer tour over terrorist attacks

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Following the incessant attacks by terrorist Boko Haram, English football side Arsenal FC have cancelled their summer trip to Nigeria.

Arsene Wenger’s side were set to play the African state’s national team, after cancelling a trip last year.

The Gunners pledged to honour an agreement to play the match this July and even sent star players Tomas Rosicky, Bacary Sagna, Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski to Nigeria to help publicise the encounter.

At the time of the previous postponement, Arsenal marketing director Angus Kinnear said: “We are making plans for a visit next summer.”
But with escalating terrorism attacks from Islamist group Boko Haram, the club have decided not to make the journey.

Instead, they will tour Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer.
E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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