Ozil, Rashford, Rudiger, Kanoute, Ferdinand join Nigeria End Sars protest

Football stars across the globe are gradually throwing their weight behind those in the West African country who want an end to police brutality in Nigeria

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda, Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Antonio Rudiger, as well as former African Footballer of the Year Frederic Kanoute, have lent their voices to the protest against police brutality in Nigeria.

There have been ongoing protests in the West African nation over the week with citizens agitating for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force.

SARS officers have been accused of harassing, robbing and killing youths for no just reasons over the last few years.

Despite his international allegiance to England, Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham who was born to a Nigerian father showed his solidarity with a broken heart emoji.

Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has joined the Nigerians to protest against the killing of innocent youths by saying end SARS.


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