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Cash rain for Olympic Eagles following win over Tanzania

For defeating Tanzania in the second leg of their Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifier in Ibadan, Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles will get a cash rain.

The cash rain is in fulfillment of the pre match promises by Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Chairman NFF task force on Youth teams Alhaji Aminu Kurfi Balele and Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa.

As a worthy host will do, Governor Seyi Makinde had on Friday hosted the U-23 Eagles to dinner where he promised the team $25,000 dollars after the game against Tanzania.

Makinde’s promise SportsRation understands is beside a 10 million cash gift to the team as they prepared to face Tanzania at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan.

On his part, Alhaji Aminu Kurfi Balele on Friday night fulfilled his $10,000 pledge to the team for the first leg draw in Dar Es Salaam before promising $20,000 dollars for a win over Tanzania.

Super Eagles Skipper joined the motivation train when he ended his call to the team from his base in Turkey with a 500,000 per goal cash pledge.

Against Tanzania, the U-23 Eagles bagged two goals to secure 1 million naira from Musa’s open reward voucher.

The Coach Salisu Yusuf tutored Nigeria U-23 Eagles team will happily enjoy the. 3-1 aggregate victory over Tanzania and its rewards before turning attention to the draws for the final qualifying round for a place at the Morroco 2023 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.

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