Elderson Echiejile tells Taiye Taiwo, Obasi to mention names over bribery allegations

Elderson Echiejile tells Taiye Taiwo, Obasi to mention names over bribery allegations

- Elderson Echiejile has expressed disappointment in his former teammates for accusing late Stephen Keshi of collecting bribe

- Taiye Taiwo and Chinedu Obasi recently opened up about the dirty deal going on in the Super Eagles camp

- Echiejile was part of the squad that won AFCON 2013 tournament in South Africa

Elderson Echiejile has called on Taiye Taiwo and Chinedu Obasi to mention the names of people who demanded bribe from them to play the Super Eagles.

Former Nigerian internationals Taiwo and Obasi recently alleged that the late Stephen Keshi asked money from players while he was the national team boss.

But Echiejile who was part of Keshi's squad that the AFCON 2013 said he has never been asked to pay before playing for Nigeria from both the Big Boss and late Shuaibu Amodu.

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“It’s very ridiculous with these allegations going around, and I wonder why the names of these people are not mentioned.

“They should call out those who asked for bribes. As for me, I played under the late Amodu Shuaibu and Stephen Keshi and there was no time they asked for money from me to be included in the team,” Echiejile told Brila FM.

The 32-year-old, who has 59 caps for Nigeria has expressed disappointment that his ex-teammates who were throwing accusations around without mentioning names of people to be held responsible.

The former AS Monaco defender failed to join Keshi's squad that represented Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil due to injury problems.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ifeanyi George's family may have lost a dear one but they will be getting up to N20million as compensation from insurance company Premier Brokers Limited.

The Enugu Rangers star lost his life in a ghastly motor accident that occurred in Asaba-Benin expressway in March, 2020, on his way to Lagos.

General Manager of the Flying Antelopes Davidson Owunmi confirmed that payment will be made from the insurance company that brokered the deal.

Legit.ng also reported that Emmanuel Amunike has clearly stated that he is not interested in the juicy Super Eagles job at the moment.

The former Nigerian international has been linked to take over from German boss Gernot Rohr who is yet to sign a new contract.

But the former Barcelona star who is also the current sporting director of Egyptian club, El Makkasa, has insisted he is not eyeing the position.

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