‘I Was Set Up’- Sam Sodje Insists Allegation Of Money Laundering Against Him Was False


Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje says the bribery allegations leveled against him in 2013 by some unscrupulous elements were totally untrue.

Recall that Sodje was allegedly accused of laundering more than £30,000 in criminal cash after companies were tricked into handing over money in an international scam.

The ex-Reading defender was alleged to have funneled dirty money through his own bank account to wash away traces of its link to the fraud.

However, Sodje who made his competitive debut for Nigeria in a 3–0 CAF Third Round 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying win over Kenya in June 2009, told Punch in an interview that he was framed up for reasons he could not explain.

Fondly called Super Sam in his active days and also a proud member of the Sodje family football dynasty, the ex-Leeds United revealed that he never laundered any money throughout the cause of his football career.

“There was a video that came out in 2013 claiming I demanded money to fix matches. There were two…

Source: Complete Sports