Nigerian footballer Dickson
Nigerian footballer Dickson

Nigerian footballer Dickson claims.

Yesterday, David Alaba, Bayern Munich star, accused coaches of the Golden Eaglets of denying him the opportunity to join the Nigerian squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in South Korea because he refused to pay bribe.

David Alaba, Bayern Munich star, accused coaches of the Golden Eaglets of denying him the opportunity to join the Nigerian squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in South Korea because he refused to pay bribe.

He vowed not to have anything to do with any of them in future.

The 26-year-old was eligible to represent Nigeria but he switched to Austria, his country of birth, after that encounter. Alaba, who was born in Vienna, capital of Austria, has a Filipino mother and Nigerian father.

Alaba has earned 68 caps for Austria, scoring 13 goals and represented the country at the 2016 European Championship. On September 9, 2007, the late Tella led a team of youngsters to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup. That was the third time Nigeria had that title after previous wins in 1985 in China and 1993 in Japan.

Reacting to the story, another Nigerian footballer, Dickson Nwakaeme; a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Pahang FA in Malaysia Super League shared a similar experience.

The Nigerian footballer Dickson claims Samson Siasia asked him pay to join his team in 2008.

In his words, ‘the way Siasia ask me to pay for Beijing 2008. So sad. They’re killing our football and talents’.

READ ALSO: vanigossip.com/mohamed-salah-has-become-the-fastest-player-in-liverpool-history-to-reach-50-premier-league-goals

 

 

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here