Efe Obada, a defensive end for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League, was born in Nigeria on April 13, 1992. He was the first football player to move directly from a European football league to the NFL; he was raised in both England and the Netherlands.
Obada has played for the Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, and Buffalo Bills, among other teams.
Obada, who was born in Nigeria, eventually relocated to the Netherlands with his family. He and his sister were brought into England as children and made homeless as soon as they arrived in London.
In 2014, Obada joined the London Warriors of the BAFA National Leagues and participated in five games as a tight end and defensive end.
Obada was offered the chance to try out for the squad days before the Dallas Cowboys game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on the advice of Warriors’ defensive coordinator
Aden Dude, who had previously worked as an intern coach with the Dallas Cowboys. Obada and the Buffalo Bills agreed to a one-year contract on April 19, 2021. In 10 games, he had 12 tackles and 3.5 sacks.
On March 23, 2022, Obada inked a contract with the Washington Commanders.
How Good Is Efe Obada?
Efe Obada, a defensive end who will soon turn 30 years old, had 5.5 sacks in 2020 and 3.5 sacks in 2021, an increase in productivity that shows he is adjusting to a sport that was once completely unfamiliar to him.
What Happened To Efe Obada?
Efe Obada was trafficked to London when he was 10 years old, but he later turned his back on gang life. Now, he is a star in the NFL.