Arsenal star Bukayo Saka in Surprise Visit to Lagos Academy

Monday the 5th June will go down in the history books of Emiloju Football Club Lagos as the day a renowned star, a global icon made a surprise appearance at the team training, an epic moment to cherish for a life time.

Arsenal FC of England rave of the moment, Bukayo Saka, one of the hottest brands in world football today, breezed into the legacy pitch of the National Stadium in Lagos on Monday morning during the training time of Emiloju Football Academy of Lagos and it was a rousing welcome for the England International. Even outsiders joined in the frenzy that followed as everybody struggled to catch a glimpse of the EPL star player.

Emiloju Football Club players were not only presented the life time opportunity of meeting a football super star, they also enjoyed the rare privilege of getting authentic Arsenal kits as Saka personally handed a bag containing a complete set of Arsenal training kits to every player and official of the team.

Ever so proud of his ancestry and Nigerian roots, Bukayo Saka adviced the younger lads to stay focused and disciplined if they wanted to take football as a career and place Nigeria on the world map.

The Chairman of the club, Alao Emiloju who is also the Vice President of the Super Eagles Supporters Club thanked Saka for coming to mentor his wards and for the donations as well.

Emiloju Football Club Lagos is an academy registered in Nigeria in 2015 and currently playing under the Badagry division of the Lagos FA and affiliated to HB Academy and Elite Project Group, both in the UK.