Enyimba Confirm Midfielder Dayo Ojo Kidnapped

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Enyimba have confirmed the abduction of their midfielder Dayo Ojo by unknown gunmen along Benin-Owo Expressway, Competesports.com reports.

Ojo, a midfielder was kidnapped on Sunday on his way to Akure to observe a break following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League amid concerns over the global pandemic, Covid-19.

The player was abducted alongside Benjamin Iluyomade from Nigeria National League outfit Abia Comets.

Another Enyimba player, Emmanuel James escaped.

“Enyimba Football Club can announce that midfielder Ekundayo Ojo has been abducted by gunmen along Benin-Owo Expressway,”reads a statement on the club’s Twitter handle.

“The incident occurred on Sunday, March 22 as the player journeyed to Akure to observe a break following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League amid concerns over the global pandemic, Covid-19.

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Source: Complete Sports