Kelechi Nwakali

Player Profile

Kelechi Nwakali
Imo State, Nigeria - June 5, 1998
Previous Clubs
MVV Maastricht (loan)

Skilful forward Kelechi is spending the season on loan to Dutch top-flight side VVV Venlo – his second consecutive spell in the Netherlands.

Last season the Nigerian was at MVV Maastricht, where he made 30 appearances and scored twice as they finished seventh in the Eerste Divisie.

Kelechi signed for the Gunners a year after captaining Nigeria to success at the 2015 U17 World Cup, where he won the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player.

Arsenal Membership

Join as an Arsenal Member and receive a range of exclusive benefits such as priority ticket access, subscription to Arsenal Player, a welcome pack and access to members' events with the first team squad. If you join as a Junior Gunner you have the chance of being a Matchday mascot or ball boy.

Join today and always be ahead of the game