Brentford, after a 74-year absence from top-tier football, beat Arsenal 2-0.
Mr. Kagame often comments on the Gunners – a club sponsored by his government.
After Friday’s away game, he tweeted: “We just must NOT excuse or Accept mediocrity. A team has to be built with a purpose to win-win-win.”
We just must NOT excuse or Accept mediocrity. A team has to be built with purpose to win win win. So that when we lose….it was not to be expected! I am sure we all know on whose shoulders the heaviest burden rests. I hope they know too or even accept it!!! End
— Paul Kagame (@PaulKagame) August 13, 2021
In two further rapid-fire tweets, he demanded “a plan that really works” and lamented that “fans don’t deserve to kind of get used to this”.
Paul Kagame is not impressed by the performance of his favourite club
Under President Kagame, the landlocked country has recovered from ethnic strife and genocide in the 1990s. In 2018 the World Bank praised its “remarkable development successes”.