Super Eagles Promised N7.2m Per Goal In Yaounde
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed extra motivation as they go all out against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Monday in the second leg of the World Cup qualifiers between the two teams.
According to a statement from the Nigeria Football Federation, businessman Aka Udofia has offered the Super Eagles the sum of $20,000 for every goal scored in Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying cracker against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions in Yaounde.
The young and ebullient businessman from Akwa Ibom State made the promise as he briefly greeted players and officials inside the chartered ARIK Bombadier CRJ 1000 aircraft just before take –off at the Ibom International Airport, Uyo.
“I am a very good friend of the NFF President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, and I am happy that I am here in time to see you guys before take –off for Yaounde.
“I watched the game against the Cameroonians here in Uyo on Friday and I am sure you have the ability to conquer them again in their own territory. I promise to reward you with $20,000 for every goal scored in Yaounde,” Udofia announced to the applause of players and officials.
Three –time champions Nigeria play Cameroon on Monday in Yaounde in a Day 4 encounter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Africa qualifying race, with five points clear of second –placed Zambia and seven ahead of third –placed Cameroon.