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Christian Obodo Reveals Why He Was Kidnapped

Christian Obodo Reveals Why He Was Kidnapped

Former Super Eagles of NIgeria midfielder christian Obodo has revealed why he was Kidnapped for a second time in warri.

Obodo was Kidnapped in the southern part of NIgeria ( his hometown warri delta state) on Sunday but has regained freedom unhurt.

Christian Obodo Reveals Why He Was Kidnapped

Recall that the recent Kidnapp is the second time the former florentina player was abducted .

Christian was first Kidnapp in June 2012 and was rescued the following day in a police raid .

Christian Obodo Reveals Why He Was Kidnapped

However , since regaining his freedom, Christian Obodo has shed light on why he was abducted.

While speaking to brila fm radio in an interview the former nigerian international said he was Kidnapp over bet loss.

he stated the kidnappers blamed the Super Eagles for their loss after they had bet on Friday’s nations cup  qualifier against Sierra Leone.

Christian Obodo Reveals Why He Was Kidnapped
Super Eagles led 4-0 after 29 minutes but throw away the lead after a shambolic second half display  and had to settle for a 4-4 draw.

“It was really discomforting locked up in a hot car trunk for hours

“The kidnappers were even telling me about how they lost money for placing bets on Nigeria to score in the second half.

“They didn’t hurt me or intimidate me but I can’t understand the reason for anyone to want to put me through this sort of thing over again.”

During a telephone interview with AFP, Obodo divulged further information regarding the incident.

“They pushed my girlfriend out of the car,” he told AFP by phone while mentioning that a third gunman drove in a car behind them.

“They pushed my girlfriend out of the car,” he told AFP by phone while mentioning that a third gunman drove in a car behind them.

“I was praying and trying to hold a conversation with them asking them what have I done, but they barked at me and told me to keep quiet and that if I make any sound I was going to be killed.”

Confirming the Kidnapp incident was delta state police command, through its spokesperson Onome Onovawakpoyeya.

she stated that the former Fiorentina player was spotted when he stopped by the road to buy fruit.

“Obodo was kidnapped at about 17:00 on Sunday around Ishaka Hotel just along Refinery Road,” Onovawakpoyeya confirmed.

Christian obodo represented nigeria 21 times , scoring four times in the process between 2003 – 2008.

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