Efetobore Sodje, 34, born in England, played for Super Eagles at the 2000 African Cup of Nations, and tge 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan is involved in a fraudulent case with his brothers.
Efe and his brothers, Bright Sodje, 50, Samuel Sodje, 37, and Stephen Sodje, 42, were arrested on July 13 2014 after a three-year investigation by the agency into allegations of irregularities involving the Sodje Sports Foundation registered on March 1, 2010 and disbanded on January 2015.
The United Kingdom National Crimes Agency, NCA, has charged former Nigerian Super Eagles’ World Cup star, Efetobore Sodje and his brothers with fraud-related offences.
The foundation has a motley of clearly unrelated aims,according to its record retrieved from the UK Charity Commission. The foundation was supposedly aimed at relieving poverty, advance good health in people through the provision of facilities in playing amateur sports and the promotion of lifelong learning, leadership skills and health issues such as HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, and nutrition.
It also claimed to be focused on with human rights violations such as “discrimination, equality and diversity issues (whether relating to race, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation or religion).”
They are expected to appear before a Westminster Magistrate Court on 14 November, 2016.