Lagos - The Super Falcons have threatened to boycott the
2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon in November over unpaid
bonuses, SuperSport reports.
The Nigerian side are already in camp preparing for the
But the Florence Omagbemi-led team may shun the tournament
afterall due to unpaid bonuses and allowances.
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“The players are not happy that till date what the NFF has
paid as qualifying bonuses is nothing but the paltry Ten Thousand Naira (N10,
000) each to the players to enable them travel back to their respective homes
after the last April successful qualifying match against the Teranga Lionesses
of Senegal in Abuja.
“The NFF had cited financial challenges promising to pay
their bonuses and allowances soon but that’s yet to see the light of the day
“They want all the outstanding allowances paid forthwith or
they will stay away from the upcoming Africa Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon.”
A source informed SuperSport.com
News24 had reported that Omagbemi has assured Nigerians that
the Falcons will do everything humanly possible to retain the continental title
of next month's 10th Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Cameroon.
The Super Falcons are the record holders in Africa, winning
the title seven times out of the previous nine editions. For
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