CAF Awards 2019: Kanu Nwankwo reunites with former Arsenal boss Wenger

CAF Awards 2019: Kanu Nwankwo reunites with former Arsenal boss Wenger

- CAF Awards 2019 saw Kanu Nwankwo reunite with his former manager Arsene Wenger

- The ex-Super Eagles captain played under the Frenchman at the Emirates Stadium

- Kanu won two Premier League titles during his five-year reign at the club

Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo reunited with his former manager Arsene Wenger at the 2019 CAF Awards in Egypt.

The 43-year-old spent five years at the Emirates Stadium winning two Premier League titles under the Frenchman.

He also won two FA Cup titles and one Community Shield during his half-decade reign at the north London outfit.

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The former Nigeria international however shared the picture of himself with the 70-year-old at the continental awards in the north African country this week.

While sharing the post on his social media handle, Kanu said: "the correct answer is no other than Legendary Arsene Wenger the boss.

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He further stated in another post that: "KAN U guess who I’m so happy to see here?

The attacker scored 43 goals and 23 assists in over 195 appearances for the Gunners during his reign at the club.

Wenger parted ways with Arsenal in the summer of 2018 after 22 years in charge of the club - winning three Premier League titles.

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He also won seven FA Cup titles including seven Community Shields but his chances of winning European trophies failed to materialise.

Since quitting football management two years ago, the Frenchman was appointed Fifa's new chief of global football development last year.

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The Nigeria international beats competition from South Africa's Thembi Kgatlana and Ajara Nchout of Cameroon.

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According to CAF website, Asisat polled 351 votes, 30 more than Cameroonian counterpart Ajara Nchout while Thembi Kgatlana finished with 247 votes.

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