Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song proud to win Djibouti title with AS Arta Solar 7

Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song has won a first league title.

The Cameroon midfielder spent seven trophyless seasons with Arsenal before leaving for Barcelona in 2012.

Song, 33, joined Djibouti club AS Arta Solar 7 last November after being released by Swiss outfit Sion.

He has now captained the north-east African side to their first ever top-flight crown.

Arta Solar beat second-placed AS Port 4-2 last Friday to seal the title with two matches left to play.

Song said: “It’s mission accomplished, and I am delighted. Coming here wasn’t easy.

“There are things you don’t know about when you arrive in a new country, but thank God it has gone well.

“I am proud for the club president, who has given me the opportunity to come here. He has achieved something historic.”

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