Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the NDC and Jean Mensah, EC Chairperson

Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 4-1 in the Europa League final at the Bakı Olimpiya Stadionu in Baku on Wednesday night for Maurizio Sarri’s first major trophy with the Blues.

France forward Olivier Giroud put Chelsea in front in the 49th minute before Pedro doubled the lead in the 60 th minute.


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Chelsea sustained the pressure and were awarded with penalty in the 65 th minute after Ainsley Maitland-Niles bundled into Giroud’s back which Eden Hazard converted perfectly

Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi pulled one back in the 69 th minute to give the Gunners a glimmer of hope but Real Madrid-bound Hazard sealed the victory in the 72 nd minute.

Eden Hazard became the first player to score a brace in the final of a major UEFA competition for an English club since Mark Hughes for Manchester United against Barcelona in the 1991 Cup Winners’ Cup final


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Arsenal’s Petr Cech  played in his final game as a goalkeeper and has decided to call time on his career.

The last time Chelsea won the UEFA Europa League was in 2013 and became the fourth club to win all three main UEFA club competitions.


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