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PHOTOS: Arsenal pay tribute to 14-year-old Nigerian killed in London


Arsenal Football Club and its fans honored the memory of Daniel Anjorin, a 14-year-old British-Nigerian fan who tragically lost his life to a sword-wielding attacker in London.

During Arsenal’s match against Bournemouth on Saturday, the game came to a pause in the 14th minute as fans at the Emirates Stadium clapped in tribute to young Daniel, whose favorite player was Bukayo Saka.

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The stadium screens displayed Daniel’s image alongside banners reading “R.I.P Daniel,” serving as a poignant reminder of the impact he had on fellow supporters.

Until his untimely passing, Daniel attended Bancroft’s private school in Woodford Green, the same school attended by another victim of recent violence, Grace O’Malley-Kumar.

Daniel’s life was tragically cut short as he left home for school, becoming the victim of a senseless attack by a man wielding what appeared to be a Samurai-type sword.

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The suspect, a 36-year-old man, was swiftly apprehended by police at the scene. He remains in custody on suspicion of murder, although his identity has not been disclosed, and he was previously unknown to law enforcement.

In a statement following the devastating news, Bancroft’s private school expressed profound shock and sorrow over Daniel’s passing, reflecting the wider sentiment of the community at large.

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