Arsenal have won the Community Shield after a dramatic penalty shootout at Wembley Stadium On paper, Liverpool entered the game as massive favorites having romped to Premier League glory in record time last season and only losing to Arsenal once in the last five years.
However, that singular blot on Liverpool’s half-decade copybook happened to take place last time out with the Gunners becoming the third team to score a league victory over the Reds in 2019/20.
Many Nigerians have since reacted as many are shocked with the results.
Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted as Arsenal football club clinched the Community Shield.
Arsenal defeated Liverpool on penalty shootout to lift its second trophy within one month. Reacting, Atiku described the game as exhilarating, which was won through harmony.
In a tweet, Atiku wrote: “Exhilarating game, Arsenal! Victoria Concordia Crescit (Victory Through Harmony). #CommunityShield”
Also, Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries, commended Arsenal’s striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his efforts during the game. “Arsenal! Liverpool did their thing though but we are the Arsenal.
Auba is key, our boys making us proud. Winners of 2020/2021 community Shield. We move.#COYG.”