Organizers of the Arsenal tour to Nigeria this summer, DanJan sports has confirmed that Arsenals first team would visit the city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom, South-Southern Nigeria.
According to a press statement made available on Friday afternoon, the team’s full itinerary will be confirmed at the end of May.
This itinerary would include events in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Minna and Akure.
In what will be the club’s first match on Nigerian soil, Arsène Wenger’s side will play at the 60,000 capacity Abuja National Stadium.
The visit to Nigeria will conclude an exciting pre-season tour schedule for Arsenal, who return to both China and Malaysia in July, following the success of last term’s Asia Tour.
Further details regarding the match in Nigeria will be announced by the organisers as soon as they are confirmed.
According to speculations in the local media, one of Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Egypt are the potential opponents of the Gunners.