Nosa Igiebor stranded in Nigeria after Nations Cup victory

Nosa Igiebor

The midfielder reportedly has problems with the Spanish Embassy.

Nigeria and Real Betis of Spain midfielder, Nosa Igiebor, is stranded in Nigeria as the Spanish Embassy has refused to issue him travel documents.

Nosa was a member of the Super Eagles team that emerged victorious at the recently concluded African Cup of Nations in South Africa.

All the foreign based Nigerian players that participated in the competition have left for their respective clubs, except Nosa.

According to a PREMIUM TIMES source, the Spanish Embassy has refused to give Nosa a permit sighting multiple problems on his birth certificate and work permit.

Nosa was spotted on Wednesday evening in Abuja when he trained with a club at the old parade ground. He is also said to have trained at the same location on Thursday.

His club, Real Betis, is already trying to resolve the problem and may send an official to Nigeria next week to sort out the issue at the embassy, our source said.

Nosa has expressed his disappointment at the attitude of the Spanish Embassy.

“I am highly disappointed for this kind of treatment that I received in my own country,” the Nations Cup winner told some journalists during the week in Abuja.


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