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Courtney Dike turns down FIFA largesse

05 November 2014, 19:29

Lagos - Oklahoma State Soccer player, Courtney Dike, has turned down monetary rewards for representing Nigeria at this year's Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup finals, SuperSport reports.

Courtney, younger sister to Super Eagles striker, Bright Dike, rejected a $7,000-bonus from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after featuring at the World Cup in Canada, where the Falconets finished second to Germany.

Also read: Courtney Dike speaks after scoring fastest goal

Her reason for turning down the bonus is that she is satisfied with the opportunity given to her to play for Nigeria, which she considers bigger than monetary reward.

NFF's head of competitions, Sanusi Mohammed, revealed that the federation is shocked at Courtney's refusal and the position of her family not to collect the money.

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