Super Eagles/Bordeaux of France wing attacker Samuel Kalu has sent emotional pleas to the kidnappers of his mother Mrs Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu to please release her for him to continue to give his best to his fatherland through football.
The right wing striker was named in the list of 23 players released by the Media and Communication Department of the Nigeria Football Federation today (Monday) in Abuja for the inconsequential 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match and the international friendly match against the Pharaohs of Egypt slated for Late Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State on Friday, March 22 and Tuesday March 26th, 2019 respectively.
According to Kalu, “Mrs Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu was kidnapped on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 at Umuamacha Umueze in Abia State on her way home according to her son Samuel Kalu in a chat with SportingLife on Sunday.
A devastated rising Super Eagles star has also begged her mother’s kidnappers to please release her for his sake since he has the love of this country at heart.
“Please help me beg them to release my mother because my ambition is to do everything within my powers and capabilities to help the Super Eagles win the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations”.
“My mother was kidnapped on Wednesday 27th of last month- February when she was going back home.
“The kidnappers asked for the ransom of N3 million the first time which was given to them and assured us that they will release her.
“We waited the whole night we did not see her. The next morning they called again that they want more money that the money was giving to another person. Now they are asking for the ransom of N15 million.
“The police is aware about it. The Commissioner of Police in Abia State know about it too”, Kalu told SportingLife from France, www.adantesports.com.ng gathered.