Ex-Flying Eagles Star Michael Olaitan Dragged To Court In Jos Over N0.4B Estate

Published: October 19, 2018
Ex-Flying Eagles Star Michael Olaitan Dragged To Court In Jos Over N0.4B EstateAllnigeriasoccer.com can authoritatively reveal that former Nigeria U20 international Michael Olaitan has been dragged to a court in Jos, Plateau State by the architect managing the erection of his estates for not meeting his contractual obligations.

The architect is said to have built a new N400 million estate for Olaitan and there was disagreement regarding a N25 million commission Olaitan's representatives were supposed to remit to the architect.

An authoritative source who is close to the player's family revealed that the architect dragged the player to an Area Court in Bukuru earlier this year and the case was adjourned for 9am today but later shifted to 11am.

Allnigeriasoccer.com will be at the court later to get the full details of the situation.

Michael Olaitan, one of Nigeria's finest footballers has had health challenges that has depleted his career in recent times.

The highly gifted midfielder cum attacker was on the verge of being named in Coach Stephen keshi's provisional Super Eagles squad ahead of the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil while he was in the books of Olympiakos when the player suddenly suffered a heart problem in a competitive game between Olympiakos and rivals Panathiniakos which ruled him out of the World Cup.

Before the heart crisis he was one of the best Nigerian footballers overseas.

He was also one of Nigeria's most outstanding performers at the 2013 FIFA Under-20 World Cup finals in Turkey, where he featured alongside stars like Wilfred Ndidi, Kayode Olarenwaju and several others in a tournament won by a Paul Pogba inspired France.

Of recent his career has been on the decline but it is understood his agents are working towards reviving the once rising prospect.

Ferdinand Mbum

Photo Credit : olympiakos.org

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