A group of 20 Arsenal fans are cooling their feet at the Jinja Police Station after being arrested while doing a trophy parade.
The Arsenal die-hards took to the streets in a convoy of about five vehicles after the Gunners beat bitter rivals Manchester United Arsenal won 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium courtesy of a goal from Bukayo Saka and a brace from Eddie Nketiah.
Over 20 Arsenal fans from the streets of Jinja in Uganda are behind bars after they were arrested by the police. Photo credits: Daily Monitor. Source: UGC According to the Daily Monitor, the 20 were nabbed while doing a trophy parade following the club’s 3-2 win over long-term rivals, Manchester United on Sunday, January 2022.
The Arsenal fans were in a convoy of 5 cars The group was cornered as they were driving in a convoy of about five vehicles while screaming out their lungs after the victory. READ ALSO Uber drivers in top Mexican resort hope for easier ride after ruling.
Just before the motorcade joined Iganga Road from Main Street, a police patrol vehicle pulled in front of them and asked each one of them to disembark. They were made to jump into the patrol car and taken to the Jinja Police Station, although authorities are yet to issue a statement regarding the arrest. “I don’t know what we have done but we were simply celebrating our victory over rivals Manchester United,” one of them said.
Arsenal defeats Manchester United
Arsenal started the new season on a roll and is currently at the English Premier League table summit with 50 points, five clear from second-placed Manchester City, and with a game in hand. The Gunners got a boost to their title ambitions after beating arch-rivals Manchester United 3-2 in a high-octane match played at the Emirates Stadium.
A goal from Bukayo Saka’ and a brace from Eddie Nketiah gave the premier league leaders the much-needed victory over the Red Devils. The winning goal came late in the match after intervention from the VAR intervention, with United’s goals scored by Marcus Rashford and Lisandro Martinez. Unless things take a turn for them going forward, Arsenal seems to have a firm grip on the trophy that has eluded them for several years.