Etebo, Akpeyi, others drag Warri Wolves to EFCC over N300m unpaid sign-on fees

Etebo, Akpeyi, others drag Warri Wolves to EFCC over N300m unpaid sign-on fees

- Former Warri Wolves players drag Delta state based club Warri Wolves to EFCC

- The players claim they are being owed N300m for sign on fees since 2014

- Ogehenekaro Etebo and Daniel Akpeyi are among the players involved

Thirty four former Warri Wolves players have written a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) concerning the inability of the club to pay them outstanding wages totaling N300m, Vanguard reports.

Super Eagles duo of Oghenekaro Etebo and Daniel Akpeyi are among the players that wanted their pay cheque.

The Delta state based club is currently languishing in the second division of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

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And according to the players, the club failed to pay their salaries and sign-on fees since 2014.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick was chairman of the club during that period.

Etebo played between 2013 and 2015, while Akpeyi played for the seasiders for just a single season.

Some other Nigeria internationals involved includes Abu Azeez, Stanley Dimgba and Azubuike Egwuekwe.

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Etebo left the Wolves to play for Portuguese side, CD Feirense and later joined La Liga club Las Palmas while Akpeyi signed for South African club, Chippa United after he left in 2015.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported Etebo sealed a five-year deal with relegated Premier League side, Stoke City this summer.

The Nigeria international becomes the third player to join the Potters in a deal valued at £6.3m (€7.2 m).

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Source: Naija.ng

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