Arsenal Pay Tribute To British-Nigerian Teenage Fan Daniel Anjorin K!lled In UK

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Arsenal fans have paid tribute to the late British-Nigerian teenage fan Daniel Anjorin who was murdered by a sword-wielding attacker on Tuesday in London. 

In their game against Bournemouth on Saturday, the Gunners paused play in the 14th minute as fans clapped in honour of the 14-year-old Anjorin whose favourite player was Bukayo Saka.

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The scoreboard beamed Daniel’s image with banners reading “R.I.P Daniel” displayed in various parts of the Emirates Stadium in honour of the Arsenal fan.

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Until his death, he attended Bancroft’s private school in Woodford Green – also attended by Nottingham attack victim Grace O’Malley-Kumar.

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He was mortally wounded as he left his home to go to school when he was attacked by a man wielding what appeared to be a Samurai-type sword.

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Police tasered and arrested the suspect, a 36-year-old man who remains in custody on suspicion of murder. He has not been named and was not previously known to police.

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The independent school attended by Anjorin said in a statement Wednesday that they had been left in “profound shock and sorrow” at the pupil’s death.

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