It could be said to be the most memorable of Kanu’s performances at Arsenal, not just for its sheer beauty but for the grandness of the occasion – it was against Chelsea
In 1999, Kanu Nwankwo had done what many footballers had never done in the past and would still find it difficult to do in the future.
The lanky Nigerian had joined Arsenal as a relatively unknown player to the Gunners faithful, despite his Olympics heroics in Atlanta. He had also won the African Player of the Year at the time but little was known about him in London.
His unveiling was one of the least…