A former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, is not finding things easy at this period.

Since 2015, he has been in a long battle with Nigeria authorities concerning a property in Lagos.

Kanu’s hotel, Hardley Apartments, located in Lagos has been sealed and taken over by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) over allegation of debt.

In a statement sent to Bounce News on Monday, Kanu is calling on AMCON to obey court orders and reveal the amount of his hotel’s indebtedness.

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Kanu said AMCON had “embarked on vandalising/stripping the property under the guise of renovation, but ostensibly with a clandestine design to brazenly sell or hand it to a third party under secrete terms and thus complicate/further stall this matter".

Kanu added that his heart bleeds profusely to see a property and business he acquired during his playing days and after undergoing a dangerous heart surgery in his early career.

The two-time Africa Player of The Year said the Hardley Apartments provided financial resources to the Kanu Heart Foundation, which had saved many lives.

Kanu who had a great career played for Iwuanyanwu Nationale, Ajax, Inter Milan, Arsenal, West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth, said since he retired from active football, Hardley Apartments has been a major source of income to finance his Heart Foundation.


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