The Ugandan police have arrested eight supporters of Arsenal FC for celebrating the club’s win against Manchester United.
Arsenal beat Man United 3-2 in their Premier League game on Sunday and excited fans in Uganda took to the streets to celebrate.
Their jubilation was short-lived because police reportedly stormed the scene and arrested eight of them.
According to Local media, the authorities said the fans went on a victory parade without seeking permission.
Photos and videos from the arrest have already started making the rounds on social media platforms.
CorrectNG reports that Arsenal clinched victory after a brace from Eddie Nketiah and a goal from Bukayo Saka.
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8 Arsenal fans have been arrested for celebrating their victory against Manchester United in Uganda.
The Police said the fans went on a victory parade without seeking permission. pic.twitter.com/u1DLfIxI50
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