Senator Orji Kali Reveals Plan To Purchase 35% Stake At Arsenal FC—Nigerian lawmaker and former Governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu has declared his interest in investing in Premier League club, Arsenal.
Declaring his move to purchase a staggering 35% stake at Arsenal, he stated that his target is to ensure the Gunners win the elusive Champions League as well as the Premier League back-to-back.
“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.”
The Genius Media reports that the senator is however not the first Nigerian to have declared interest in the purchase of Arsenal.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, earlier hinted at a possible takeover of the Premier League giants probably in 2020 or 2021.