Can Nigerian Billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi guide Sheffield United FC to Premier League promotion following massive takeover bid

Nigerian Billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi has made a £90 million bid to takeover English Premier League promotion chasing Sheffield United FC.

The massive financial boost that will come with Dozy Mmobuosi’s proposed takeover will hopefully ease the cash challenge at Bramall Lane and possibly guide the Blades to top-flight status.


Dozy Mmobuosi net worth is rumoured to be about £7bn (N3.3 Trillion). That said, the Nigerian Billionaire can comfortably fund takeover of Sheffield United FC which will reportedly cost around £90million.

Last year, the Nigerian through his foundation organized the maiden edition of the Dozy Mmobuosi Super Cup as a pre-season tournament for top Nigeria Professional Football League teams.

Aside the mouth-watering cash rewards for participating in the tournament, Champions Shooting Stars of Ibadan received a 100 million naira cash prize.


With the Blades enjoying on-field success and sitting 2nd in the English Championship, Dozy Mmobuosi is ‘closing in on a £90m takeover of the club to ease it’s financial challenges.

With the promotion-chasers under a transfer ban after struggling to keep up with payments to Liverpool for £23.5m Rhian Brewster.

But with Mmobuosi’s proposed takeover, the club’s financial issues will hopefully be solved to allow for concentration on the pitch as race for automatic promotion reaches advanced stage.

A Nigerian tech entrepreneur whose company Tingo has been valued at around £7billion, Mmobuosi’s proposed takeover is bubject of the EFL’s owners’ and directors’ test at present but no problems have been flagged so far.

Sheffield United FC are currently placed 2nd in the English Championship with 57 points from 28 games, 12 points above 3rd place Middleborough.

Alongside table-toppers Burnley, Sheffield United FC are cruising towards the ‘ Promised lane” (English Premier League) and Mmobuosi’s proposed takeover will guide the Blades through to avoid any financial hiccups.


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