Former Nigeria U-23 captain declared ‘missing’


Former Nigeria U23 Captain Erhun Obanor has been declared missing by his Nigeria Premier League club Abia Warriors.

The Umuahia-based club in a press statement said Obanor who  is one of their dependable players has disappeared without any official permission from the club.

The Chairman of the club, Chief Emeka Inyama, who revealed this in Umuahia said the former Bendel Insurance of Benin defender has not been seen in Umuahia since the players resumed camping after the Christmas and New Year break while he had refused to pick his calls.

He said such an attitude was unbecomingly of a player who is still under a valid contract.

The chairman reminded clubs that may possibly be fraternizing with the former Nigeria U-23 captain of the consequences of their action insisting that the left-footed player is not for sale.

“Even if he wants to leave, the proper procedure for the transfer of players in the international market must be followed”, Inyama said.

Meanwhile, scoped that Obanor is being courted by a Tunisian club.