Why Akeem Latifu Rejected Kuwait Millions

Why Akeem Latifu Rejected Kuwait Millions

Akeem Latifu in an exclusive interview with ScoreNigeria.com.ng revealed how he turned down big-money offers from Kuwait and Malta to remain in Norway, saying he still hopes to return to the Super Eagles and play in a bigger league and club.

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The former Aalesund right back inked a two-year deal with Mjøndalen at the weekend to remain in mainstream Europe.

“My dream has always been to play for the Super Eagles and I was delighted I got the chance some time ago,” Latifu told SCORENigeria

“Mjøndalen are an ambitious club and I also wish to play at a bigger league and a bigger club.

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“I still have the spirit and zeal to play for Nigeria and that’s why I decided to remain in Norway and rejected huge money offers from Kuwait and Malta.”

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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