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ABOUT ME
My Journey So Far

2002-2014

FEBRUARY 2002
Where it all started. Playing football for Rippleway FC. Look at Chuba and me here lol time sure does fly.
MARCH 2003
I signed for Arsenal aged 7, I was a just a little kid but even then, it was a big deal.
ME AND UNCLE JAY JAY
He’s always been an inspiration and there to support me even from a young age.
THE ACADEMY
I progressed through the youth ranks at Arsenal and played for all the age groups right up to u23.
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT
I was really pleased to sign my first professional contract with my loved ones right there by my side.

2015

25TH JULY 2015
My first senior goal came in our pre season, Emirates Cup match against Lyon.
8TH OCTOBER 2015
It was an honour making my senior debut for Nigeria in the friendly game against DR Congo in Belgium.
27TH OCTOBER 2015
I made my first team debut for Arsenal, starting against Sheffield Wednesday in the last 16 of the League Cup.
31ST OCTOBER 2015
Made my Premier League debut in the 3-0 win against Swansea.

2016

16th MARCH 2016
Every boys dream come true! I made my first Champions League start against Barcelona at the Nou Camp.
19TH MARCH 2016
My first Premier League start and goal against Everton.
My “BIG 45” celebration went viral on Social Media. I got a bit of stick and banter for it lol but it’s just me.
2ND APRIL 2016
I made my second Premier League start against Watford and scored my second Premier League goal.
17TH SEPTEMBER 2016
I got two assists in our 4-1 win away at the KC Stadium and received the Man of the Match award.
24TH SEPTEMBER 2016
The whole team played well in our 3-0 win against Chelsea and I was fortunate enough to pick up my second Man of the Match award.
9TH OCTOBER 2016
I was happy to score for Nigeria in our World Cup Qualifier win over Zambia.
6TH DECEMBER 2016
Pleased to get my first champions league goal but most importantly, good to finish top of the group!
10TH DECEMBER 2016
Great team performance to come back from behind & good to get my first Premier League goal of the season.

2017

5TH JANUARY 2017
Honoured to be awarded the CAF Youth Player Of The Year In 2016. Hoping for more success in the future.
27TH MAY 2017
It was an honor playing a part in winning the FA Cup! Another huge milestone in the bag.
6TH AUGUST 2017
First Community Shield trophy won! Great experience and hopefully many more to come.
10TH NOVEMBER 2017
Scoring the qualifying goal that took Nigeria into the World Cup was a proud moment for me. One I’ll never forget!
14TH NOVEMBER 2017
International break was a big success! Scoring 2 goals in our friendly match against Argentina was a bonus.