African Billionaire and Sports lover, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has indicated interest in buying one of popular English Premier league club, Arsenal Footbal Club with a bid of 35% stake.
While he was the governor of Abia state between 1999 and 2007, Enyimba of Aba won the Nigeria Professional Football League five times ( 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, and 2007). The local club also became the first Nigerian side to win the CAF Champions League back to back in 2003 and 2004 and the CAF Super Cup in 2004 and 2005.
Kalu on Monday Twitted (via @OUKtweets) “Our success with Enyimba FC btw 2000-2007 has continuously increased my passion for football.
“As the pillar of sports in Africa, I am considering an investment in football & I will buy 35 percent stake in Arsenal FC @Arsenal.
“Our target is to lift the Champions League & EPL back to back as we did with Enyimba. #OUK.