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Kanu hails, congratulates Wenger over FIFA appointment


Former international Nwankwo kanu is in a celebration mood following the appointment of former Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger as FIFA’s Head of Global Football Development.

Kanu who recorded most of his soccer achievements at the Emirates under Wenger is among the first to congratulate the Frenchman over the appointment which was officially announced on today (Wednesday).

The two time African footballer of the year apparently not in the mood for many words described Wenger as the big boss.

“Congratulations to the big boss himself. ARSENÉ WENGER,” Kanu dished out few hours after stories of Wenger’s unveiling   emerged.

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Kanu made 119 appearances for Arsenal between 1999 and 2004 scoring 37 goals before heading for West Bromwich Albion and finally to Portsmouth.

Down memory lane Wenger and Kanu at the Emirates in 1999

Kanu who won two Premier league titles, two FA Cup trophies and a Community Shield title with Arsenal never misses a chance to recall memorable experience at the Emirates while having a special place in his heart for Arsene Wenger who unveiled him in the club and contributed in no small measure to former Eagles captain enjoying the best of football while it lasted.

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