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President Kagame ‘mourns’ Arsenal’s latest disappointment

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has led the Arsenal legion in criticizing the club’s management following the English club’s latest failure in Europe.

Arsenal lost to Atletico Madrid 1-0 in Thursday night’s Europa League second leg semi final match to crash out of Europe’s second tier club competition on a 2-1 aggregate loss.

Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa dealt the Gunners the fatal blow with the lone goal on the stroke of half time.

Crucially, this result not only implies that the fallen English giants will finish the season without a single trophy.

The club will not play in the Uefa Champions League next season as winning this competition was the only assured route for qualification to Europe’s premier club competition.

The result also means departing Manager Arsene Wenger will leave the club empty-handed on his final season after 22 years at the helm.

These are the grim stats that seems to have left the likes of President Kagame, an ardent Arsenal fan, fuming.

In a series of tweet, President Kagame said “something fundamental needed to change at/about the club” adding that “if anything changed it was not the right one.”

Interestingly, a section of his 1.8 million followers on Twitter were quick to advise him to pick lessons from Wenger and not overstay in power.

The 60-year-old former rebel leader has been the President of Rwanda since 2000.

Others were of the opinion that Wenger should leave the club immediately, instead of waiting until the end of the season.