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Arsenal’s new Nigerian wonderkids with the world at their feet


But for a welcome stroke of misfortune, Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze almost did not make it this far, to the point they are about to sign for Arsenal.

Both players were members of the 2013 World Cup winning Nigeria Under-17 team that included Kelechi’s brother Chidiebere and a certain Kelechi Iheanacho. And they were well on their way to making the final World Cup squad until late injuries left them with shattered dreams, especially Nwakali.

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