Retired Nigerian footballer Sunday Eboh has been arrested alongside three other Nigerians for defrauding a lady of ₦32.27m.

Sunday and his clique were charged for romance fraud and have been arrested in Malta.

The center back was a force to reckon with in Malta during his active days as he played in the Maltese league for several years.

He was arrested on Monday, February 8, 2021, along with three other Nigerians and a Maltese national.

MaltaToday reported thaf the retired footballer and the other arrested suspects allegedly defrauded an elderly Maltese woman.

The Maltese woman thought she was in a relationship with an American soldier who was deployed in Afghanistan and she was made to believe the soldier would make a return to Malta.

The woman fell victim to the romance fraud and transferred €58,000 (N32.7m) to the suspects.

Sunday Eboh is regarded as one of the best football imports in Malta and played for Marsa, Birkirkara, Victoria Hotspurs, Marsaxlokk, Floriana, Naxxar Lions, Birzebbugia, and Pembroke all in the European country.

He also had a stint in Greece where he played for Apollon Smyrnis.