Talented Nigerian Defender Returns To Arsenal Starting XI After Injury Against Basel
Published: December 16, 2016
Talented Nigerian Defender Returns To Arsenal Starting XI After Injury Against BaselTwo players of Nigeria descent are set to feature for Arsenal when they face off with Blackburn Rovers in the third round of the FA Youth Cup on Friday night.

Defender Tolaji Bola has recovered from an injury he sustained in the UEFA Youth League tie versus Basel and has been named in the starting XI alongside Joseph Olowu.

Goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwoand midfielder Xavier Amaechi will not be on parade at  Meadow Park after failing to make the Gunners 16-man squad.

No Nigerian player has been included in Blackburn Rovers squad.

Arsenal Starting XI : Virginia, Osei-Tutu Olowu,Tolaji Bola , DaSilva; Dragomir, McGuane; Nelson, Malen, Smith-Rowe; Nketiah

Substitutes : Barden, Pileas, Tella, J. Willock, Coyle.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

Photo Credit : arsenalyouth.wordpress.com
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