John Ogu Tells Tremendous Eagles Gamers To Boycott AFCON Qualifiers In Solidarity With Protests
John Ogu, a Nigeria worldwide midfielder, has referred to as out to his colleagues to boycott oncoming video games.
The footballer referred to as on his teammates within the Tremendous Eagles to boycott their upcoming African Cup Of Nations video games in protest towards the Federal authorities as a response to the shootings of unarmed protesters on the Lekki Toll gate on Tuesday evening, October 20.
On Tuesday, October 20, safety operatives shot at protesters at Lekki toll gate in Lagos, which has generated vast condemnation the world over.
Nigeria will tackle Sierra Leone in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November in Benin and Ogu, 32, has referred to as for his teammates to not honour the conflict, in solidarity with #endSARS protests occurring within the nation.
Ogu, who has 26 caps for the Tremendous Eagles, mentioned to the World Soccer present on BBC World Service radio.
“What’s the level in representing the nation if that is what the politicians, the folks we’re representing, can do to us?”
“I really feel like that is the very best factor to do proper now till they get again to their senses and hearken to us.
“We wish a great authorities, the police brutality to cease, we wish the SARS to cease, we wish the killings to cease, we wish good legal guidelines, we wish job alternatives. It’s simply loopy.
“I imagine most of my colleagues perceive the place I’m coming from, I want we are able to do that. There are video games developing and if we boycott these video games I’m positive they’ll know we’ve made a press release.
“I haven’t actually spoken to any of my team-mates about this. They really feel for the folks right here, their family members, people who have died. I’m positive the gamers are conscious.”