Two Nigeria-Eligible Whizkids React After Scoring First Professional Goals For Arsenal
Published: July 17, 2019
Two Nigeria-Eligible Whizkids React After Scoring First Professional Goals For Arsenal
Bukayo Saka and James Olayinka have taken to social media to express their joy after scoring their first senior goals for Arsenal on July 16.

While midfielder Olayinka has already featured for the Gunners first team in a friendly against Al Nasr in Dubai, he made his full debut against Colorado Rapids and was on target in the 29th minute, the second goal in the 3-0 victory over the Major League Soccer outfit.

Saka's goalscoring stats has been excellent for a winger and it was the Hale End Academy product that opened the scoring against Colorado Rapids, bundling the ball home in the 13th minute.

Writing on Instagram, Olayinka said : ''Happy to score my first senior goal for @arsenal 🔴 The hard work continues...''

Saka posted on Twitter : ''Proud to score my first professional goal in an @arsenal shirt⚽️🦋 Thank you God!❤️🙏🏿''.

Arsenal's next friendly is against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Thursday morning and it remains to be seen if manager Unai Emery will hand a run-out to the promising teenagers.

Igho Kingsley

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