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Sports News of Sunday, 22 April 2018

Source: kickgh.com

Ghanaian duo Eddie Nketiah, Osei-Tutu clinch English Youth League title with Arsenal

Two Ghanaian young player helped the London-based club to win the league title for the first time on Friday evening.

Ghanaian duo Eddie Nketiah and Jordi Osei-Tutu have won the 2017/18 English Premier League 2 title with Arsenal.

The Arsenal U23 team were confirmed as champions after whipping West Ham United 3-1 in their last match to end the season

Eddie Nketiah, 18, registered his name twice on the score sheet in the 20th and 70th minute to ensure their away victory over the West Ham United U23 side.

His teammate, Jordi Osei-Tutu was also in action for the entire duration of the match whiles young Ghanaian goalkeeper Joseph Anang warmed the bench for West Ham United.

19-year-old defender Osei-Tutu made 18 appearances for the young gunners with two goals to his credit in the just ended season.

Nketiah also scored twelve goals his 13 game outings for the Arsenal U23 side.

Osei-Tutu and Nketiah were born to Ghanaian parents in England and both are eligible to play for Ghana in future.