The Arsenal Beach Soccer team have arrived in Lagos ahead of their opening game in he COPA Lagos beach tournament.

This is the first time the Gunners are coming to Africa and by extension Nigeria but they are a force to reckon with as far as Beach football is concerned across the world.

The English club will be playing against the Kebbi Beach Soccer team on Friday.

In the other games for Friday, the Spanish national Beach Soccer team will be up against their Lebanese counterparts while the Pepsi Academy will take on the newly-formed Gidi Sharks.

Friday’s games will end with the fixture involving Morocco and Nigeria.