Arsenal loanee, Kelechi Nwakali has doled out the sum $240,000 to his alma mater, ASJ Football Academy in Eziobodo after sealing a loan move from Arsenal to VVV Venlo, www.papilonews.com gathered.

Nwakali, who captained the Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to a FIFA U17 World Cup triumph in Chile, two years ago and won the Most Valuable Player of the tournament, signed a long-term deal with Arsenal after attaining 18 years last year.

The youngster also requested for the number 25 jersey at VVV Venlo because it was the same number Nwankwo Kanu wore at Arsenal.

It has been reported that Kelechi Nwakali sees his Kanu as his hero and decided that he will wear same jersey number as a mark of respect for his hero.