Patoranking presents Arsenal player of The Month Award to Zinchenko
Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, otherwise known as Patoranking, was at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night to watch Arsenal take on reigning champions Manchester City in a blockbuster Premier League clash.
Man City defeated Gunners 3-1 with goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Jack Grealish and Erling Haaland, while former Nigeria target Bukayo Saka pulled one back for the home team.
Patoranking took to social media on Thursday to reveal that he presented the Arsenal Player of the Month award for January 2023 to versatile Ukrainian defender Oleksandr Zinchenko just before kickoff.
Though disappointed to see Arsenal lose to Pep Guardiola’s team, the award winning singer said, “I was honored to present The player of the month Award to Zinchenko last night…
Not the result we wanted, but we Move,” he wrote on his Twitter page.
Zinchenko polled 48 per cent of the votes to claim the Arsenal Player of the Month for the first time since his summer move from Manchester City. The player, who wears number 35 jersey started all the three Premier League matches played by Arsenal last month and was substituted in against Oxford United and Manchester City in the Emirates FA Cup.