Popular Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has promised to give the Super Eagles squad the sum of $250,000 if the team is able to win the African Cup of Nations in Cameron.
This was made known by the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria on behalf of CACOVID during a visit to the team in Cameron.
He also stated that CACOVID will also award the Super Eagles squad $120,000 for six goals they scored in the tournament’s group stage.
Commending the team, Godwin Emefiele stated that CACOVID has upped the sum for every goal scored in the round of 16 to $50,000.
“I came with a message from the CACOVID. The CACOVID is the coalition of private-sector companies that was set up to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria and they have been happy with the performance of the team.”
“During the meeting, I had with the captain (Ahmed Musa) and the coach (Austin Eguavoen), I delivered a message from CACOVID and the message is that, for every goal that is scored, the team will receive the naira equivalent of $20,000 so far, you have earned for yourself the naira equivalent of $120,000. We held a CACOVID meeting again because everyone is overjoyed for everything you’ve done so far, CACOVID has asked me to raise the ante.
From the round of 16, for every goal scored, you will earn for yourselves as a team the naira equivalent of $50,000.
Also, Femi Otedola, who is a member of CACOVID, has asked me to tell you that if you lift the trophy, he has in the bank for you, the naira equivalent of $250,000. This is just the beginning and I can assure you that if you win your round of 16 games, another promise might be made.”