The players of the Super Eagles have been motivated ahead of the match as NFF ensured that appearance fees for matches against DR Congo, England, and Czech Republic was paid in order to have the team in the right frame of mind ahead of the World Cup which kicks off this week.
Speaking to scorenigeria.com.ng, a top board member of the Nigeria Football Federation said, “The appearance fees for all the pre-World Cup matches have been paid as the federation looks to ensure that the players are in right frame of mind.”
The board member when further to state that the players were happy with the treatment they were receiving and that would only serve to bring out the best in them at the tournament which starts in a few days.
Calling on Nigerians to get behind the Super Eagles, he said, “We are using this medium to call on Nigerians to get behind the team and those spreading rumours regarding the welfare of the team should make enquiry. This is first time in history of the Super Eagles that players receive all that their entitlement before a major tournament.”
The soft spoken administrator concluded by stating his happiness with how the preparation for the World Cup has gone as he vowed that the federation would continue to throw it weight behind the team to ensure they deliver on their mandate as the NFF Board.