Super Eagles Get N17.3M For Friendly Win Over Argentina , NFF Send Bonus Agreement To FG

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria received a whopping N17, 280,000 million for beating Argentina 4-2 in Tuesday international friendly played in Russia.

Nigerian newspaper Sportinglife reports that the players received $2,000 each for the win as that is the flat rate agreed for the team as match bonus in friendly games.

According to the reports the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) are already considering organising more high profile international friendly games before the World Cup in Russia to boost their financial powers.

In a related development, the NFF have also forwarded the World Cup bonus agreement they had with players of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) ‎.

The move is to notify the Government of their plans to ensure that the perennial ‎row over bonus which has distracted the team during major competitions in time past does not happen again in Russia next year.

Osas Mahawi