Nigeria Football Players Union to report to FIFA over non payment of players salaries

he Nigeria Players Union which comprises of active and retired footbll players will formally intervene by sending a letter to Football’s goverbing body, FIFA over non-payment of players salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation and Nigeria Professional Football league, an act further pronounced as clubs suffered financially during the Coronavirus enforced lockdown. Tijani Babangida, who is the Chairman of the Nigeria Players Union and former Super Eagles star disclosed this on Monday June 29, in an interview with Brila FM .     According to Babangida, who was part of…

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Enyimba and Abia Comet players abducted in Ondo

Two footballers, Dayo Ojo and and Benjamin Iluyomade were abducted by unknown gunmen on Benin-Akure highway at Ipele town in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday March 22.   While Ojo plays for Enyimba Football Club of Aba, Benjamin Iluyomade plays for Abia Comet. Another player identified as Emma James, who escaped the attack confirmed the abduction.   He said;   “We were traveling on the road when the gunmen came out from the bush and attacked us. “They shot sporadically before abducting some people in the vehicle including the two players but…

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