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Nigerian Striker Nets Hat-Trick As Arsenal Win Pre-season Friendly

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Folarin Balogun

Nigerian striker stole the show as Arsenal crushed Barnet FC 3-2 out of a pre-season friendly played at The Hive Stadium on Wednesday.

Folarin Balogun was the star of the night after he got a noteworthy six-minute hat trick against the National League side.

Balogun put his group ahead in the 12th minute from the penalty spot, after Trae Coyle was fouled inside the Barnet box.

He multiplied his count very quickly when he ran unto a through ball and completed into the far corner.

Balogun then finished his treble in the eighteenth moment, when he beat his marker and released a ground-breaking shot from 20 yards.

The Arsenal XI consisted mainly of U18 and U23 players with Miguel Azeez, Joseph Olowu, Tolaji Bola, Mazeed Ogungbo and Ryan Alebiosu were the other players of Nigerian descent in action for the Gunners.

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