Nwankwo Kanu, Augustine Eguavoen and Samson Siasia Come to the Aid of Wilson Oruma

Foermer Super Eagles players, Nwankwo Kanu, Augustine Eguavoen, and Samson Siasia have all agreed to play a Charity game in a bid to raise funds for the recovery effort of the Wilson Oruma, who is battling mental illness after losing his savings to swindlers. 

According to Waidi Akanni, former Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association, the game will take place in Lagos sometime around February, 2018. 

According to him: “Since the news broke that he (Oruma) had a relapse of an emotional disorder, his former teammates having been trying to reach out to people around him to show love to him,” 

He also said: “Taribo, Kanu and some of the Atlanta 96 set are keen to turn out for their former teammate."
The players have also been trying to reach his family to reassure them of their support and also to know how they can help in his recovery. 
Six years ago, the Former Lens players lost most of his money to swindlers who convinced him they were trying to help him invest in the oil sector. It was thought that he had recovered, but recent revelations points to a relapse.