Lagos - The Super Eagles may have expressed dissatisfaction over
the way a N10 million naira cash give from the Akwa Ibom state governor was
disbursed by the Nigeria Football Federation, Vanguard reports.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Odom gave the team N10
million after their 1-0 win over Tanzania in a final AFCON 2017 qualifier on
However, a top NFF officials got the Governor to say the
money will be used to cover their camp allowances.
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“I can tell you that the players did not find this funny.
They expected that the Governor’s cash gift will not have anything to do with
their camp allowances, which is $200-a-man a day,” a team source disclosed.
“The NFF need to live up to their responsibilities rather
than continue to depend on handouts.”
News24 reported that Manchester City striker, Kelechi
Iheanacho hit the only goal of the game as Nigeria defeated Tanzania 1-0 in an
African Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo.
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