sport news Efe Obada makes Carolina Panthers final 53-man roster for new NFL season

Efe Obada makes Carolina Panthers final 53-man roster for new NFL season Obada was born in Nigeria and was trafficked to England aged 10 He began playing American football in 2014, an unconventional route to the top He has had spells with , Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons 

By Peter Carline for MailOnline

Published: 22:37 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 22:37 BST, 1 September 2018

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Efe Obada's against-all-odds story continues with the British defensive end securing his spot in the Carolina Panthers' final 53-man roster.

Despite only playing American football for the first time in 2014, Obada, 26, was named by Panthers head coach Ron Rivera in his squad for the upcoming NFL season.

'Walking in and getting released is what I'm used to,' Obada told www.panthers.com. 'I was walking in and making eye contact with everyone.

The Efe Obada story has taken another twist after the Panthers named him in their final roster

The Efe Obada story has taken another twist after the Panthers named him in their final

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