Christian Obodo, former Super Eagles star, crashes his car in road accident

Christian Obodo, former Super Eagles star, crashes his car in road accident

Christian Obodo, former Super Eagles attacking midfielder, on Sunday, January 26, escaped death after involving in a serious car accident in Delta state.

According to the report by Brila, the car accident occurred around Ozo road in Delta state with the car of the 35-year-old badly damaged.

But the report never reveal if the the former Udinese player was alone inside the car when the accident happened.

Christian Obodo is currently without a club after playing last for Apollon Smyrnis making 17 appearances and scoring no goal.

The former Torino star was regarded as one of the most skillful and talented midfielders considering his style of play for the Super Eagles then.

Eight years ago, Christian Obodo was kidnapped by gunmen in and it took the intervention of the Nigerian police force in Warri before he was released.

Obodo played for the Super Eagles of Nigeria between the year 2004-2008 missing the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

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In total, Christian Obodo played 21 games for the Super Eagles of Nigeria and scored four goals for the three-time African champions.

He started his football career at Nigerian League side Plateau United, and it was his superb performances then that took him to Italy where he signed for Perugia in 2001.

After playing for Perugia for three years, Christian Obodo left the club for a move to Fiorentina in 2004 where he played 33 games scoring two goals.

His highest club appearances was for Udinese where he played 78 games scoring six goals between 2005 and 2012.

He played in his first Champions League game for Fiorentina in 2005/2006 season in which his pairing with Ghanaian star Sulley Muntari was superb.

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Earlier, had reported how Ademola Lookman who currently plays for German giants RB Leipzig as a striker has reportedly decided to dump England and play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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This latest development will be a great news for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and also Super Eagles gaffer Gernot Rohr who has been monitoring Lookman's progress.

Lookman has played for the England Under 19, 20, and 21 side, and he is now said to have decided not to play for the Three Lions as he wants to wear the Super Eagles jersey.

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