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AFCON 2019: Eagles to get N13.5m each for devouring Lions of Cameroon

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will get the sum of $37,500 (13.5m naira) for beating the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

The 2013 champions powered past the defending champions to book a place in the quarter-final where South Africa is waiting.

For their feat which was surprising to many after their shameful display against Madagascar, the Eagles have been spoilt with money.

The sponsors of the team have decided to splash the clash on the Eagles.

Captain Hosa Okunbo has promised to give the players $20,000 each as bonus.

The Lagos State government promised to give each player $5,000 while the NFF will pay each player $12,500 as earlier agreed with the players.

In addition, AITEO promised $75,000 for the three goals scored this increased the sum for each player to $37,500 which is 13.5 m in naira.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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