Arsenal n Proud; 6 Nigerian Artistes Who Are Gunners


A list of Nigerian artistes you did not know are crazy fans of Arsenal Football Club.

Arsenal fans how are you all? It is on record that Arsenal FC has consecutively humiliated Chelsea FC twice at the prestigious Wembley Stadium in the space of three months. First, it was during the FA Cup finals and subsequently during the FA Community Shield.

Well, it is quite a pity some Nigerian artistes who are ardent Chelsea fans (no names mentioned) will have to lower their heads in disappointment. Oh well, our search light beams on Nigerian celebs and musicians who are gunners to the teeth.

So how many of you out there know which of your favourite Nigerian artiste is an Arsenal fan? Let’s introduce them to you.

Arsenal n Proud; 6 Nigerian Artistes Who Are Gunners

Banky W

Nigerian King of R&B Banky W is arguably the most popular Nigerian celebrity and an ardent Arsenal fan. Check out some of his bants before and after the just concluded FA Community Shield.


Folarin Falana better known by his stage name Falz is another staunch supporter of the Arsene Wenger led London football club. The comic rapper and actor has never failed to show off he is a gunner for life.

Arsenal n Proud; 6 Nigerian Artistes Who Are Gunners
Timi at Arsenal FC Training ground

Timi Dakolo

Arguably one of Nigeria’s best song writer and vocalist, Timi Dakolo seemingly has an interest in sports, football in particular. Timi who is a Judge on The Voice Nigeria is a full time Arsenal fan. The singer recently hired a football trainer for his son following the outrageous money Neymar Jr stands to make as a PSG player.

Sound Sultan

Veteran musician Sound Sultan aside being a basketball enthusiast also has a soft spot for game of soccer. When he is not dunking on the basketball court he is very much a gunner.

DJ Cuppy

Celebrity DJ and daughter of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola is an Arsenal fan. It is rumored she ditched ‘The Blues’ to become a gunner, it doesn’t seem like a bad choice now.


The famous Chocolate City rapper amongst other things is a faithful fan of Arsenal Football Club. MI is known for showing support for his club on social media and defending it as well during football bants.


A worthy mention is Reekado Banks, apperantly the Mavin star decided to chill a bit because Arsenal gives him a lot of heartbreaks and roller coaster trips. Can you spot the Mavin star and Falz rock the Arsenal jersey on “Celebrity Girlfriend” video?





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