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I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by robosky02(m): 9:39am On Oct 15
Former Nigeria youth international, Emmanuel Sarki has opened up on why he dumped the country to play for Haiti.

Sarki impressed for the youth teams, including the Golden Eaglets, the Flying Eagles and the U-23 side.

The Kaduna-born winger seemed destined to progress to the Super Eagles, but earned a call-up to the Haitian national team in 2014.

This came eight years after his last call-up to the Nigerian U-23 side.

Sarki has now claimed he shelved the idea of playing for Nigeria when he was asked to pay to do so.

The forward jumped at the chance to represent the Grenadiers, having been eligible through his maternal grandfather.

“There were people demanding I pay £5,000 just to make sure Nigeria called me up.

“What? I have to pay to play football for my country? No way, I’m not doing that. But my grandfather had come from Haiti to Nigeria as a missionary, I had his birth certificate, and there was another Haitian in the team at Wisla, who called the Haitian Football Federation president and told him all about me,” Sarki told the Athletic.

However, Sarki has stopped playing football because of his air sickness.

He added: “It was too stressful for me. I said to them I was really sorry but I’m done. I don’t want to travel that far. I was throwing up on the flights; I felt dizzy.”

“To represent them was really amazing but now I’m getting old. I’m 33, taking it easy, just balling. I have a young son, Samuel, and my fiancee is Polish. I am home.”

https://dailypost.ng/2021/10/15/i-was-asked-to-pay-5000-to-play-for-nigeria-sarki-reveals-why-he-chose-haiti/

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by Winningbot: 9:51am On Oct 15
sad
Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by AgricWealth(m): 10:08am On Oct 15
"You are home" dude already gave up on Nigeria, it is well!!!

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by OLDESTWARRIBOY: 10:38am On Oct 15
Who this one help?? If he good before, nobody go ask am for money!!

Haiti with their earthquake and Vodoo filled land fil cough for were even countries like
Central African Republic or Madagascar talkless of Nigeria for Football?

If Na England, we fil reason am small, but Haiti?? Fucking Haiti?? Fuuq Outta Here!!

Make e go jor!! We get Chukwueze and Chidera Ejuke.


Modified: all those people quoting me, make ona dey try reason na...who knows Sarki??
Why didn't they ask the likes of Osimhen, Iheanacho, Musa etc to pay before playing...bros if you are a good player, you are good player, nobody will ask for a dime. Na who no good Dem go ask!! Okpari!!




barragan:
Please help us out and tell us the name of the person that demanded the money from you.
Thank you!!

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by brosom(m): 10:38am On Oct 15
The kind curruption wey dey for NFF no be small.


Failed country.. undecided

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by Prifridd(m): 10:38am On Oct 15
Interesting

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by abatechz(m): 10:39am On Oct 15

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by NaijaOlosho(f): 10:39am On Oct 15
Ye


Low



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People can't survive without taking bribes undecided

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by shogsman(m): 10:39am On Oct 15
Great,what is actually sadder then this news is that not a damn thing will be done to bring those culprits to book

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by slawormiir: 10:39am On Oct 15
Damnnn niggar
Corruption...

So air sickness end my niggarrrr career...

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by dammywapes(m): 10:39am On Oct 15
Kna normal thing for 9ja... ko je tuntun

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by mechanics(m): 10:39am On Oct 15
Hmmmmm, corruption everywhere.

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by Mummy12: 10:39am On Oct 15
Nigeria my country! Na wa
Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by googlepikins: 10:39am On Oct 15
Werey
Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by chukwuibuipob: 10:40am On Oct 15
shocked
Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by emmabest2000(m): 10:40am On Oct 15
Story Story Story

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by skallion7(m): 10:40am On Oct 15
Very funny grin

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by valdes00(m): 10:40am On Oct 15
News like this doesnt surprise us anymore...
Naso we sef dey carry boots upandan then, i have friends who couldnt go far in football because they dont av enough funds to bribe their way tru... Me i jus drop my own boot, go find work jeje, find one banny marry... Dey chop life small small

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by Starzo: 10:40am On Oct 15
same thing they did to alaba

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by verybadmouth: 10:40am On Oct 15
5000 what?
Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by Teewhy2: 10:40am On Oct 15
E no shock us again.
This is Nigeria, everybody wants to milk you.

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by dkickz: 10:40am On Oct 15
Nigeria never ceases to disappoint!!!

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by dettolgel: 10:40am On Oct 15
A country inhibited by mostly corrupt citizens and being run by one of the most corrupt and demonic humans that ever walked the face of the earth. I am not surprised I believe you 100 %.

The guy even chose polish girl on top, even Naija girls don cast. grin grin

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by googlepikins: 10:40am On Oct 15
Mjshexy:
May God deliver this country from corruption shocked

That beautiful picture is not you, I know the owner of that picture

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by SumaRex(m): 10:41am On Oct 15
Another player made this shocking revelation sometimes ago and we all dispersed it with a wave of hand.

Nigeria and bribery with a ginger of corruption

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by Lagosfinder(m): 10:41am On Oct 15
Wahala be like what again
Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by seunny4lif(m): 10:41am On Oct 15
Prifridd:
Interesting it's because you ain't good enough
Are really serious?
How does not good enough means he needs to bribe before he can play for Nigeria? Meaning if he pay that money then he can play for Nigeria, if he is a bad player
Anthony Joshua too was not good enough right?
Do you know how many people gave up on Nigeria?

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Re: I Was Asked To Pay £5,000 To Play For Nigeria – Sarki Reveals Why He Chose Haiti by christm386: 10:41am On Oct 15
typical, the sad truth is that after this revelation, nothing will happen to the corrupt individual, what happened after Nigeria rejected puma's jerseys for free, so it can budget taxpayers money and reroot it, nonsense, imagine providing only one pair of jersey for people representing us in the olympics, something that the whole darm world participate in.
Remember Nigerian shot putter Chukwuebuka Enekwechi disclosed that he only had one jersey, further exposing the harsh conditions Nigerian athletes faced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, AFN under the leadership of Ibrahim Gusau signed a controversial $2.76m deal with Puma on July 24, 2019, in Doha grin, The deal, signed by Gusau-led AFN, was due to expire in 2022, Part of the contract is that PUMA will supply apparel to all age categories to Nigeria’s Athletics team for four years at no cost. PUMA terminated the contract in a letter dated Wednesday, August 4, 2021, and signed by the company’s director Manuel Edlheimb, According to PUMA, the termination of the deal was a result of Nigeria’s athletes’ inability to wear the brand at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and nothing still happened to anybody, it only appeared in from pages of newpapers and nairaland, then, nothing!!!! grin grin grin.
If you don't yet realize that we are already bleeped to the level of no redemption, then your brain have been bleeped too, now, how do we get the real talents then??
For me i don't think Nigerians deserve an igbo president, i don't think Nigerians deserve peter obi, i don't think Nigeria deserves the positive change he is going to bring to this darm shithole, i have noticed that on lowkey Nigerians enjoy suffering, That's y the Efcc is going after boys bringing hard currency into the country, leaving the main problem, leaving the elephant in the room, leaving those creating an enabling environment and situation for such crime, y do Nigerians have one of the largest population of scammers, simple, cause high population of Nigerians are jobless, talented and brilliant ones left out as quota system prevails, fuckers!!!

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