Yaoundé - After days of tussle with the ministry of sports, the Cameroon women's football team have succeeded in obtaining their match bonuses from the just-concluded African Women's Championship held in Namibia in which the Lionesses finished as runners-up, SuperSport report.
No bonuses had been paid to the team from their qualification until the end of the finals. And upon their return from Namibia, the group sent an open letter to Cameroonian president Paul Biya and Prime Minister Philemon Yang for a prompt intervention.
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After the mediation, the government announced on Wednesday that each player had been paid 9.8 million francs (€15 000, R207,000).
A private petroleum company operating in the central African country also offered each player the sum of 500,000 francs (€750, R10,500).
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